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Exhibition view, Sinem Dişli, Sand In A Whirlwind, 2015 (l), Tehran Platform, Al Mashoof, 2020

SANDSTORM : AND THEN THERE WAS DUST, AT DEPO ISTANBUL

Sandstorm – And Then There Was Dust is a transnational…

Abed Abdi, Longing to the Homeland, 2020. Watercolours on paper, 68 x 50 cm. Courtesy of the artist.

ABED ABDI | DIARY OF AN ARTIST IN INTERESTING TIMES

Taking up this issue’s theme of ‘The Diary of an…

Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Palimpsest, 2017, still from video.

MAKING CONNECTIONS BETWEEN BEIRUT AND ISTANBUL

Writer and critic Arie Amaya-Akkermans, based in Istanbul, has spent…

Image taken from Alfraji’s instagram account: “Since lockdown, I have been facing those beloved friends: brush, ink and paper, but nothing, I simply can’t work.”

SADIK KWAISH ALFRAJI | DIARY OF AN ARTIST IN INTERESTING TIMES

Taking up this issue’s theme of ‘The Diary of an…

Bahman Tavoosi, The Names of the Flowers, 2019. Digital video, Color, sound; 79 minutes. Courtesy of Artist.

SHARJAH ART FOUNDATION | WINNERS OF SHARJAH FILM PLATFORM AWARDS

Sharjah Art Foundation (SAF) announced winners of awards for exemplary…

Portrait by April Morais

RAMIN HAERIZADEH, ROKNI HAERIZADEH, HESAM RAHMANIAN | DIARY OF AN ARTIST IN INTERESTING TIMES

Taking up this issue’s theme of ‘The Diary of an…

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