Johan Zoffany (1733-1810), The Academicians of the Royal Academy, 1771-72, oil on canvas, Royal Collection.
From Algeria, full of fear and yearning, Ghania Mouffok’s entry in Writing Revolution recounts the sad and bitter history of the country’s aborted uprisings against the status quo.
In the latest instalment from Writing Revolution, Yasmine El Rashidi talks about her life before Egypt’s revolution and how it paved the way for her involvement in mass rebellion.
‘Saudi Arabia is a mystery to me. It’s history grudgingly unfolds in fits.’ In the second of our Writing Revolution extracts, Safa Al Ahmad contemplates the protest movement in Saudi Arabia.
In the first of our extracts from Writing Revolution, winner of English PEN’s translation award, Khawla Dunia explores the interplay of subjective experience and objective reportage.
Ritual hazings, sauna parties and missed appointments – how much of an advantage is it to be an art historian researching contemporary artists?
The Rassd News Network has become one of the most influential news sources in the Middle East. Created within an explicitly activist framework, it raises serious questions about the future of journalism.
When it comes to discussing art in newspapers, does the media’s emphasis on provocation merely reduce issues into straightforward oppositions, and at the cost of developed argument and consistency?
Edward Hopper (1882-1967), Sun in an Empty Room, 1963, oil on canvas, 73 x 100cm, Private Collection.
It’s time we started thinking differently about the Weimar Republic.