Middle East

Marwa Arsanios’s latest documentary offers a powerful glimpse at the autonomous movement now being torn apart

By David Markus
Jordan Nassar embroidering in his studio, New York City, 2018

Frieze Fairs - 20 Apr 2018

Jordan Nassar describes how his presentation in Frame at Frieze New York 2018 unites craft and national consciousness

From a drone strike in Pakistan to reconstructing Syrian torture cells, a survey of the Eyal Weizman-led 'counter-forensics' agency at London's ICA

By En Liang Khong
Fountain dedicated to José Martí, a figurehead of Cuban independence, and the revolutionary leader Abel Santamaría, Santiago de Cuba. Courtesy Matthew Connors

From the many unpublished obituaries of Fidel Castro to the architecture of Dubai: what to read about this weekend

By Paul Clinton

Ahead of her upcoming solo show at the Whitney Museum in New York, Sophia Al-Maria talks shopping malls, war, climate change and Gulf futurism

By Jennifer Kabat
GCC, The One and Only Madinat New Museum Royal Mirage, 2014, installation view

Galerie Steinek, Vienna, Austria

By Kimberly Bradley
Nida Sinnokrot, Jonah’s Whale, 2014, hand-cut Israeli  settler caravan installed on a former Israeli military base in the West Bank. Courtesy: the artist

On the ruptures and restlessness of much contemporary art, and how this is reflected in the 56th Venice Biennale

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
Nathalie Khayat’s studio following a car-bomb explosion, Beirut, October 2012

On working as an artist in Beirut today

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
Projector, 2011, oil on linen,  51 × 31 cm

The paintings, drawings and animations of Tala Madani

By Aram Moshayedi