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Untitled (Giran), detail, 2018

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | GERALDINE BARLOW

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

Dr Ramzi Dalloul Portrait

IN MEMORY OF DR RAMZI DALLOUL

Dr Ramzi Dalloul, Palestinian-born, London-based businessman and avid collector, sadly passed away yesterday, March 24th, 2021. Dalloul occupied a special place within the arts communities of the MENA region, leaving behind a…

Fatimatroushkas. Courtesy of Mous Lamrabat

CULTURAL HYBRIDS: A CONVERSATION WITH PHOTOGRAPHER MOUS LAMRABAT

The Moroccan-Belgian photographer Mous Lamrabat speaks with Rebecca Anne Proctor on uniting east and west, subverting North African stereotypes, and why humour in art is a necessity The highly in demand photographer…

Paradise Has Many Gates – Daytime, by Ajlan Gharem, 2015. © Photograph: Ajlan Gharem

JAMEEL PRIZE: POETRY TO POLITICS

The sixth edition of the Jameel Prize has chosen design as a new thematic focus this year. Over 400 entries were received from designers all over the world however only eight designers…

Laurent Pernot, Still Life - Flowers, 2017. Sculpture, Various materials, table, vase, flowers, artificial ice and snow, varnishes. Courtesy of the artist ; Copyrights © Laurent Pernot & ADAGP Paris

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | HALA KHAYAT

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

Benedetta Ghione - Executive Director at Art Dubai. Courtesy of Art Dubai

BENEDETTA GHIONE ON ART DUBAI

Anastasia Nysten speaks with Benedetta Ghione, Executive Director of Art Dubai about the fair’s new location and plans for 2021 Anastasia Nysten: Congratulations on the new venue for Art Dubai 2021! Benedetta…

Public Commission At Reem Skatepark, 2019. Installation view, April 2019. Al Reem Park, Abu Dhabi. Courtesy of the artists and Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | DYALA NUSSEIBEH

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

Saule Suleimenova, Aul at Spring, 2017. Plastic bags, polycarbonate, 105 x 210 cm

SAULE SULEIMENOVA | ANDAKULOVA GALLERY

Andakulova Gallery presents Saule Suleimenova’s works in Plastic, The Last Hero of The Great Steppe – The Art of Saule Suleimenova exhibition, running until the 9th of October. Selections takes you on…

Janaina Tschäpe, Blood, Sea video installation at USF Contemporary Art Museum CAM@25 Social Engagement Exhibition, 2014. © University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum. Photo: Will Lytch.Courtesy of the artist.

THE EXPERIMENTAL CATALOGUE | MARC POTTIER

An adventure into art in a digital time going online has been a trend for some time now, but it has never been as relevant and important as it has become during…

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Paradise Has Many Gates – Daytime, by Ajlan Gharem, 2015. © Photograph: Ajlan Gharem

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Fatimatroushkas. Courtesy of Mous Lamrabat

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