To Bahraini music producer Sarah Nabil, khaleeji hip hop and R&B are all about the grooves native to Arab cultural heritage and a language that is relatable.
Entrepreneur and creative Mo Abedin launched Sandstorm Comics as a dedicated comic book production studio, educational space, and community site to fill a gap in the UAE’s creative industry.
Lama Al-Oraiman, a winner of this year’s Emerging Space Leaders award, pushes for more space education in Kuwait, the development of a local space strategy, and the increased participation of women in the field.
Emirati artist Maitha Hamdan, featured in a UAE Embassy exhibition in DC situating women in the intimate space of the majlis, uses video performance to explore the more public social restrictions imposed on women.
As Qatar gears up to host the FIFA World Cup in November, Qatar Museums is ensuring that visitors get a taste of the country’s cultural scene through new public art installations.
The Omani hit song “Amatiyah” is promoting Omani culture and heritage to a global audience.
Documenting the voice and lyrical heritage of Saudi women, the Sawtasura crowdsourcing platform opens new windows for historians.
For Saudi poet Hatem Alzahrani, overcoming dualities is essential when understanding his own work and that of other Arabs.
Founded by an Emirati cultural educator, The Knot reimagines how international visitors and local residents alike can learn about the UAE’s history and traditions.
Oman is participating in the International Biennale of Arts in Venice with a multimedia group show highlighting the country’s conceptual art scene.Learn More
Through its careful examination of the forces shaping the evolution of Gulf societies and the new generation of emerging leaders, AGSIW facilitates a richer understanding of the role the countries in this key geostrategic region can be expected to play in the 21st century.Learn More