Topic: Art

Mahdi Baraghithi at the Birzeit University exhibition (photo: DW/Sarah Hofmann)

4th Qalandiya International art exhibition

Showing for Palestinian solidarity

Shakir Hassan Al Said: "Return to the Village", oil on canvas, 1951 (source: Darat al Funun)

"Modern Art in the Arab World: Primary Documents"

Pioneering volume or seminal work?

Iraqi youth and elders browse a book display at a festival titled "I am Iraqi.. I read" at a park in Mosul on Saturday in the first event of its kind after the city was retaken from IS militants (source: Rudaw English; Twitter)

Iraq post-IS

Mosulʹs cultural comeback

Documenting illegal dog fights in Istanbul. An image from the "Control" series, 2015-2016, by Cagdas Erdogan; "A Pillar of Smoke" exhibition (photo: courtesy of the artist)

French festival showcases contemporary Turkish photography

Truths that buck the official discourse

Mauritanian artist Saleh Lo (photo: ifa/Wolfgang Kuhnle)

Interview with Mauritanian artist Saleh Lo

"If I can restore some of their dignity, my work will have been a success"

Afrah Nasser. Jeem Project (photo: tyemen art base)

Female Yemeni artists

Making art in times of war

Traditional Palestinian "tatreez" (photo: Fatima Abbadi)

Traditional Palestinian "tatreez"

Sewing with a message

Joobin Behkrad is founder and publisher of "Reorient", an online magazine for contemporary art from the Middle East (photo: Joobin Behkrad)

Interview with Joobin Bekhrad, publisher of "Reorient"

Love-letter to Tehran

Turkish actor Baris Atay (photo: private)

Turkish actor Baris Atay

Defy the dictators!

A woman looks at a map at the exhibition "Jews, Christians and Muslims: Scientific Discourse in the Middle Ages, 500–1500" (photo: dpa)

Exhibition: "Jews, Christians and Muslims" in Berlin

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Dispelling myths

Segregation of men and women at the wailing wall in Jerusalem (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Jewish Museum Berlin's Jerusalem exhibition

The majesty and the misery

Palestinian artist and poet Farid Bitar and "Blade of Grass" editor Naomi Foyle (photo: Naomi Foyle)

Interview with Palestinian poet and artist Farid Bitar

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″I must either be the voice of sanity or justice″

Egyptian writer Donia Maher (source: elcinema.com)

Book review: Donia Maher′s ″The Apartment in Bab El Louk″

Chronicling a neighbourhood

Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Interview with the Iranian artist Parastou Forouhar

"Their audacity leaves me speechless"

Museum for Islamic Art in Doha (photo: Werner Bloch)

Qatar-Germany Year of Culture 2017

Crisis, what crisis?

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