‘Art & Krimes by Krimes’ chronicles the creation of a secret prison masterpiece and its message about incarceration

Keeping you in the know, Culture Queue is an ongoing series of recommendations for timely books to read, films to watch and podcasts and music to listen to. “Apokaluptein: 16389067” is what artist Jesse Krimes dubbed his prison contraband — a project so off-limits, he had to create it behind bars in secret and smuggle … Read more

Tbilisi Art Fair at the Expo Georgia boosts art and culture of the region

Cadence of life in Georgia naturally leads to a new way of experiencing and reflecting upon the ever-changing present and lets one consider alternative ways forward. With a tendency towards meditative contemplation and a slower pace of life, the atmosphere of Tbilisi Art Fair (TAF) matches this slow living mindset, providing emotional engagement for its … Read more

Cross-cultural dialogue at heart of Riyadh Philosophy Conference

RIYADH: Over the course of three days, scientists, writers, historians, professors and philosophers from around the world gathered at the King Fahd National Library in Riyadh to discuss the major issues affecting humanity today. The second edition of the conference, which concluded on Dec. 3, was dedicated to the theme of “Knowledge and Exploration: Space, … Read more

U2, Gladys Knight, George Clooney among 2022 Kennedy Center honorees | WFAE 90.7

The stars turned out in Washington, D.C. Sunday night for the 45th annual Kennedy Center Honors. Gladys Knight, Amy Grant, George Clooney, Tania León and U2 were celebrated for their contributions to American culture. Julia Roberts, Matt Damon, Don Cheadle, Eddie Vedder, Brandi Carlile and a host of others offered praise for the artists at … Read more

‘I am speechless to be part of the biggest sporting event’

While the players deliver exciting action on the pitch, a feast of music, dance, art and culture is taking place across Qatar during the FIFA World Cup.Thousands of fans from across the world are enjoying entertainment organised by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy’s (SC) Cultural Activation Programme, which is hosting local, regional and … Read more

Young Saudi digital artist’s work showcased at major music festival

RIYADH: Over the course of three days, scientists, writers, historians, professors and philosophers from around the world gathered at the King Fahd National Library in Riyadh to discuss the major issues affecting humanity today. The second edition of the conference, which concluded on Dec. 3, was dedicated to the theme of “Knowledge and Exploration: Space, … Read more

National Pavilion UAE director reflects on record-breaking showing at Venice Art Biennale

With more than 800,000 tickets sold, Venice’s most recent Biennale Arte shattered its previous records, with attendance up by 35 per cent compared with pre-pandemic levels. The National Pavilion UAE, which included an exhibition by Emirati artist Mohamed Ahmed Ibrahim, Between Sunrise and Sunset, drew in more than a third of these guests — setting … Read more