Reconnecting Arts is proud to present in partnership with Qatar America Institute the RUWAD Exhibition. Ruwad (“pioneers” in Arabic) is a collection of both established and up-and-coming Qatar-based artists that are transforming the artistic landscape in the region. From painting to photography to installation pieces, Ruwad will exhibit the leading visionary minds of Qatar whose creative […]Read more
Saudi artist Khaled AlQahtani on underrepresentation and expected gender roles.
An artist and storyteller in progress, 17 year old Khaled AlQahtani, tells us more about his latest photographic project exploring gender roles and expectations while highlighting the richness of Arabic. Tell us about yourself? I’m a high school student endeavouring to be a scientist and an artist. My work has been featured in Jaffat el Aqlam […]Read more
CALLING ARAB CREATIVES / COLLISION.
Reconnecting Arts is pleased to announce our 2019 open call that invites Arab – Middle Eastern artists to respond to the theme COLLISION.Read more
From science to art, dissecting one’s emotions by Dr Ahlam Alshedoukhy.
Copies, one after the other, same minds and morals, same movements and habits, afraid to stand out, comfortable fitting in, these are our keepers, our protectors, our guardians. Guarding us from individuality, from independence, from ambition, and guarding themselves from shame. There is nothing to be ashamed of when we are all the same. […]Read more
Nejoud Behbehani on changing majors, art through amusement & merging cultures.
Nejoud Behbehani is an aspiring parody Kuwaiti artist who currently studies Fine Art in London.Read more
This transformational power of cinema inspired the inception of Ajyal Youth Film Festival is back!
In Arabic, ‘Ajyal’ means generations, and we invite people of all ages to attend the festival and discover the magic of cinema.Read more
Your body is woven from the Light of Heaven by Zakaria Wakrim.
Delve into the beautifully curated work of Zakaria Wakrim, a photographer from Morocco. We previously featured his stunning work here, and he is back with a new project! After being catalogued as one of the “ Emerging Artists “ in his homeland, he started applying his experimental means to create a deep reflexion around the concepts […]Read more
Art as Instrument: Reem on Relationships, Faces and the Unfolding of Life.
Everyday characters, remarkable facial expressions, peculiar hands and the ever-presence of living entities. Stories untold, relationships unfolding.Read more
Fantastic creatures, legends and tales: introducing the art of Shaikha AlShamsi.
At school, a young drawing enthusiast would sneak out of art class because she believed it would restrict her imagination and shape her to fit the mold. Today, 28-year old Shaikha AlShamsi mesmerizes audiences at Comic Con Middle East and the rest of the world with her illustrations of imaginary universes, fantasy tales, and the […]Read more
20/20/20 VCUarts Qatar Alumni Exhibition Celebrates two Decades of Art and Design Excellence.
In honor of the 20th Anniversary for Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts in Qatar, the university will celebrate the diversity and success of their alumni through a special exhibition called 20/20/20 in the Gallery at VCUarts Qatar from September 20th until October 21st.Read more