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Underground Kuwait’s scene heart beats up at Street Art

Follow Kuwait-based Monstariam painting the Q8 Bookstore Mural or the Skylounge. Brand Manager by day, Monstariam turns into a Street Artist at night. For the past 10 years he dedicated his time to enhance the highly prolific street art scene in … Continue reading

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Jeddart

Not a single regional artist we have encountered since the beginning of our journey did not mention Saudi. According to many the Saudi art scenes, whether urban art or contemporary art, were among the greatest in the region. Scenes, because … Continue reading

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Off Routine

Off routine   One of a kind artist, LeonD finds his inspiration in History, Literature as well as Japanese Manga. Dark and colorful, sometimes scary yet filled with hidden messages, LeonD’s sketches and drawings are moving. Childhood memories mixed with … Continue reading

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Across the Sea

Across the Sea Renowned for its splendor and luxury, arrogantly displaying its wealth and success in a World in crisis. Many were those waiting for Dubai to crash, many are those distilling the idea that Dubai has been built on … Continue reading

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I AM

I AM « Hip Hop is like sport. You have to be hard otherwise they gonna eat you”, he said. And he knows what he is talking about; Hamad Al Fardan AKA The Mystro, is a former racing driver. He … Continue reading

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Movements

Movements Night falls early these days. Shyly getting through Muharraq’s dark streets to Jamsheer house. It was the opening of Abbas Almosawi and Ghasan Muhsen‘s exhibitions. The fully lit courtyard was fraught with activity. Public figures like the French and … Continue reading

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Strength of Belief

Strength of Belief It didn’t take long for Nina to spit it out. Her report’s second paragraph starts with it. She can hide it as a quotation, but it remains, to our mind at least, an important fact we witnessed … Continue reading

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Walk with me

Walk with me   It was time to meet Ali Swar again, but this time for an in-depth interview. Now that we had some clues as to who he is, we wanted him to express it.  You see, it can … Continue reading

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Senses

Senses This car of ours is supposed to be our best ally, as we daily traverse the city from end to end.  Don’t even consider walking here. You’ll have more chance of survival in an earthquake than you would during … Continue reading

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Encounters

  Encounters (29 & 30.09.2013) Ali gave us a call, I’m stuck in traffic, I’ll be fifteen minutes late, sorry guys. Didn’t I tell you everybody is always late in this part of the World? And you can also be stuck … Continue reading

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