Lebanese artist Samir Sayegh is a pioneer of modernism in the Arab world. His practice is driven by his interest in the formal power of letters; Sayegh was a pioneer in seperating Arabic calligraphy from its contextual language in an effort to create a universal visual language.Read more
Lebanese artist Ali Cherri doesn’t believe in creative inspiration; he thinks art takes work, time, and patience. His work is largely impacted by the framework of growing up in civil war, highlighting questions of death, heritage, war and critical thought about the world and context within which we live.Read more
Sherin Guirguis’s contemporary practice aims to evolve traditional sacred geometry into a new visual language that seeks to tell stories and personal narratives. She works almost exclusively on paper, and is particularly interested in the history and embodied politics of working exclusively with this medium.Read more
Moroccan artist Meriem Bennani’s work applies humour and surreal approaches to subjects that are often considered taboo. Most recently, her digital characters serve as a vehicle through which to comment on social, political and cultural experiences through conversations that are relevant and reflective of the times we live in.Read more
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