MAGAZINE ON THE ARTS OF THE ISLAMIC WORLD

The upcoming Islamic Art Week in London: what to expect?

The upcoming Islamic Art Week in London: what to expect?

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE ISLAMIC ART WEEK: WHAT IT IS, WHAT WILL BE SOLD AND WHAT TO EXPECT by Giulia Gallini Twice a year the three most important auction houses in the world – Bonhams, Sotheby’s, and Christie’s – organize the...
Syrian art history on display at the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

Syrian art history on display at the Aga Khan Museum, Toronto

by iwamag The history of Syria is long and, particularly today, challenging. From pre-historic times to nowadays, Syria has witnessed changes, developments, and wars. The continual succession of peoples, rulers, and dynasties have created an immense artistic heritage:...
3000 Nights by Mai Masri awarded at MAFF #6

3000 Nights by Mai Masri awarded at MAFF #6

by iwamag On October 4th the awarded features, documentaries and short films of the sixth edition of Malmö Arab Film Festival were announced. Among them, the feature film 3000 Nights by the Palestinian filmmaker Mai Masri was awarded both as the best feature film both...
The Arab Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary

The Arab Film Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary

by iwamag Oct 5th, 2016 – The Arab Film Festival, the largest independent annual showcase of Arab cinema in the US, opens on Oct 7th its 20th edition. In these 20 years the Film Festival has grown with its audience, becoming what it is today: one of the most...