Articles tagged with: photography
The benevolent dictator is now off to do a 10+ day hike in the mountains so will be absent of beloved Carousel! during that time. Meanwhile, enjoy the updates, newsletter and other things that will …
The 10th Palestinian Film Festival will by hosted by the Barbican Center and our very own SOAS. Starting from the 24th of April, running till the 8th of May there will be movies, talks, a …
I’m adding some of the photos here taken from the G20 protests. The FLICKR gallery will be updated as soon as I get some more done – these are now the first experiments done today to be thrown into the Carousel! mix. A theoretico-visual style I am developing that eventually (when there is time) I shall develop into a series of mixed media paintings. One day, I shall hopefully also write a more thought-out piece on what goes on behind the screen to get these photos (or mixules as I call them) done. But until then, enjoy! And as always, comments / criticism / songs of praise welcome (the FLICKR gallery can be seen full screen for better viewing).
People are always running around, trying to catch something which might not even exist. When you stand still, you capture “certain excitement out of what can often seem the banality of nothingness”
I visited this exhibition with fellow Global Media students Rounwah, Osama and Fazilet. I went with a completely open mind, intrigued as to what art from the Middle East actually looked like. I whole heartedly accept that it is not possible all the art that originates from the Middle East come under one label. Geographically, the Middle East is a diverse terrain and the same analogy can be applied to the art produced by Middle Eastern artists. So it would be redundant of me to use terms such as “Arabic”, “Islamic” or even “Middle East” to a certain extent.
Nevertheless, I entered the exhibition filled with trepidation. While touring the exhibition, I felt a mixture of emotions.
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