From ancient Egyptian Cairo to modern Islamic Cairo is a relatively short (albeit very anachronistic) hop distance-wise, essentially, as with any city with ancient roots, the one is pretty much built on top of the other. So on our day of epic sight-seeing, as soon as we'd infiltrated the...

This place is such a treat to me, as I don't get to see that many selection of eclectic and modern artwork under one roof in Kuwait on a permanent level. Here are some interesting pieces that caught my attention... Moving on, here are some random things I spotted while shopping around Dubai...

I took the below photos from another shop called Jars which had a nice selection of modern vases, traditional pots with a modern or floral twist, artificial flower arranegments, and paintings.

of twelve Kuwait-based artists who have examined and reinterpreted the theme of landscape art during a one month artist residency program called Landscapes Expanded, and it presents the artists' analysis of their everyday surroundings and comments on the social, political, and physical...

When she introduced her self as a "a 27 years young half British half Kuwaiti artist who has never lived in Kuwait before" I was intrigued to find out more. So I asked her if she can share with me some of her work and she kindly provided me with photos of her work and a link to her website....

Kuwait's MoMA is one window to our culture. It needs to be revitalized and utilized more often. We need to host more temporary exhibitions or put new attractions/activities in there. Find someone who's art savvy, energetic, and well educated to step up to the plate and nurture it. I'm sure...

The event is currently being held at the Grand Mosque in Kuwait City and is open from 9AM to 12PM and from 5PM to 9PM until 7th January. A Chinese artist who uses Arabic calligraphy to paint. In the first featured photo, the artist wrote "Kuwait" in a Chinese way... So beautiful. One of...

I have finally managed to visit the 6th International Islamic Arts Convention held currently at Kuwait's Grand Mosque, thanks to my dear friend who took me to the convention. I've been to the one they hosted in 2012, previous post here, and I enjoyed it so much that I didn't want to miss out...

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.nimnim Design Studio, have emailed me a selection of the current Mosque photos as it stands today. About the concept of the design, bab.nimnim represnetatives stated that "The 2,800 sq.m Mohammed Jassim Al-Saddah Grand Mosque, located in Dahiat Abdullah Al-Salem, showcases how a modern...

 

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