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From art shows to theatre, Baghdad's cultural revival draws crowds

The Arab Weekly 07 Dec 2021
BAGHDAD. - Art exhibitions, book fairs on the Tigris and Godot in Baghdad -- after decades of conflict and strife, the Iraqi capital is experiencing an artistic renaissance. "People need art, they want to develop their artistic taste -- it's an escape route," said Noor Alaa al-Din, director of art space The Gallery.

From art shows to theatre, Baghdad sees cultural revival

Urdu Point 07 Dec 2021
Baghdad, Dec 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Dec, 2021 ) .Art exhibitions, book fairs on the Tigris and Godot in Baghdad -- after decades of conflict and strife, the Iraqi capital is experiencing an artistic renaissance ... "We are like any country, we have the right to art to entertain us."

Gallery Misr to host exhibition for international Iraqi-Canadian artist Mahmoud el-Obeidi on Dec. 5

Egypt Today 28 Nov 2021
CAIRO – 28 November 2021 ...  .  .  .   ...  .  .  .  . Born in 1966, Obeidi is an Iraqi-Canadian artist, who graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Baghdad in 1990 ...  .  .   ... .

Feature: Iraqi artist uses woodcarving to protect cultural heritage 24 Nov 2021
At the University of Baghdad, Hassan Mansour, 32, visual artist and sculpture lecturer at the College of Arts and Cultural Education, was hammering a chisel in his workshop to outline traditional Shanasheel windows that flourished in traditional Iraqi houses since the Middle Ages and up to the 20th century.

Surviving war: Former POW details capture, rescue

Daily Advance 17 Nov 2021
forces moving north toward Baghdad, and that was an aspect the Iraqis took advantage of, she said ... Marines rescued them while searching homes in the town of Samarra, located north of Baghdad ... POWs to Baghdad, but not before stopping in every town along the way to show off the Americans they had captured, Johnson said ... In Baghdad the U.S.

Who’s Who: Samaan Tawfeek Alani, theater consultant at the Ministry of Culture and Information

Arab News 16 Nov 2021
He was previously a theater consultant at the Saudi Arabian Society for Culture and Arts for 10 years ... Baghdad, Kuwait and Cairo ... Alani has a bachelor’s degree in theater direction from the Academy of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad.

Picasso Art Gallery Zamalek to host ‘Landmarks of Estrangement’ art exhibition for Afifa Aleiby on Nov. 7

Egypt Today 03 Nov 2021
Picasso Art Gallery in Zamalek ... She began her studies at the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad while working as an illustrator in the Iraqi press, before leaving Iraq for the Soviet Union in 1974 to study and specialize in monumental art at the famous Stoikov Institute in Moscow.

The art of torture

The News International 25 Sep 2021
“It is our duty as artists to feel what our countrymen are feeling and suffering,” Qasim Alsabti was quoted as saying in 2004 when he and 24 other Iraqi artists produced a “series of sculptures, paintings, and installations depicting the horrors of Abu Ghraib at the Hewar Art Gallery in the Wazerieh district of central Baghdad.”.

Hitler’s favourite artists: why do Nazi statues still stand in Germany?

The Observer 07 Sep 2021
From 1937 until 1944, Breker was among hundreds of German artists whose work was shown in the Große Deutsche Kunstausstellung in Munich, an exhibition designed to showcase what National Socialists thought of as the right kind of art ... Goebbels juxtaposed this purportedly great art against its opposite.

International patient coordinator chose Rochester as her family's home

Post Bulletin 13 Jul 2021
Zina Jadooa, the international patient coordinator at the International Center of Mayo Clinic, was born and raised in Baghdad, where she graduated from Baghdad University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. Jadooa spoke about her experiences at the Rochester Art Center on June 30 as part of the Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project.

Why Elissa's sold-out Erbil concert was trending online this weekend

The National 27 Jun 2021
After more than a decade away, Elissa felt the love at her weekend concert in Erbil, Iraq ... The arrival of the Lebanese Arab star, Elissa, to Erbil, Iraq, to ​​perform a concert at Galaxy Hall, tomorrow, 25/06/2021 ... 1. Her arrival ... 2 ... 3 ... From the streets of Baghdad to the US pop charts. how Iraqi producer Art Beatz aims to bring music worlds together ... .

Who is Tesher? Indian-Canadian singer of 'Jalebi Baby' teams up with Jason Derulo

The National 25 Jun 2021
If there’s a viral song going around, could Jason Derulo be far behind? ... Tesher announced the collaboration with Deluro last month, telling fans they were “about to hear Hindi and Punjabi lyrics on Top 40 radio all over the world” ... From the streets of Baghdad to the US pop charts. how Iraqi producer Art Beatz aims to bring music worlds together ... .

Baghdad University holds 1st exhibition of scientific products

Sina 23 Jun 2021
"The University of Baghdad has more than 24 colleges and more than 420 degrees in science and liberal arts with many researchers whose scientific efforts should be utilized to support the national ...

Sharjah Art Museum: new exhibition sheds light on Arab Modernism

The National 20 Jun 2021
The opening of the Barjeel Art Foundation’s collection at Sharjah Art Museum this past weekend sheds light on a field of art history that has too long been sheltered from permanent public view ... The partnership between the Barjeel Art Foundation and Sharjah Art Museum will include more than 120 paintings and sculptures from the Barjeel collection.

“That Is Actually Bollocks”: 20 Propaganda Horrors From 20 Years of Media Lens (Part 2)

Dissident Voice 19 Jun 2021
On the 14 May 2007 edition of Newsnight, the BBC’s Mark Urban reported from Iraq that the US troop ‘surge’ was an attempt to ‘turn the tide of violence’ in Baghdad. This was a fascinating, weasel-worded work of propaganda art ... Urban made his opinion clear, referring to ‘Baghdad’s ...

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