Rebel, Jester, Mystic, Poet: Contemporary Persians — Aga Khan Museum, Toronto | Read also on CNN “Iranian artists defy Western stereotypes in a new group exhibition”

Cultural rebellion and lyrical reflection come together in this world-premiere exhibition showcasing one of the most important collections of contemporary Iranian art. Encounter the works of 23 artists who have chosen self-expression over silence — men and women separated by generations but united in their desire to explore complex issues against a backdrop of political…

"Oyan" concert due in Canada — Azer News Azerbaijan

A concert titled “Oyan!” of the chairman of the Azerbaijan Union of Composers, People’s Artist, composer and pianist Firangiz Alizade was held in Toronto, Canada. The concert was organized with the support of the Azerbaijani Embassy in Canada, the “Sashar Zarif Dance Theatre” and the Museum of Aga Khan. Firangiz Alizade introduced the guests her…

Zim critic to adjudicate in Namibia — The Herald Zimbabwe

Dr Tony Monda Renowned art critic, visual artist, lecturer and writer, Dr Tony Monda has been invited by the Namibian National Gallery to adjudicate at the Bank Windhoek Triennale to be held in Namibia this month.It is the first time that a Zimbabwean artist has been afforded this platform. (…) He is also a noted…

Fes,Morocco: 20th Fes Festival from 13 to 21 June 2014 with musician and artists from seven continent, this year theme- ‘Conference of the Birds, Journey of Cultures’

  About Fes Music Festival Morocco is one of the prime tourist destinations in the world and the charm of this country is only enhanced by its multicultural and unique atmosphere. Morocco has something for all kinds of travelers whether a person is looking for an adventure, a spiritual journey or a relaxing holiday; Morocco…

2012 Dream Alive Concert – Coastweek com

THE event brings together artists from different walks of life to share in the diversity OF art “snip” Since its establishment the initiative has organized, as an entity and in partnerships five major events – Deans brook cultural day, Aga Khan Academy international exchange program, Alliance Française (fete de la music and the show case…

Palestinian Artist Shows Human Side of Struggle – Al Monitor Com Video

Renowned Palestinian artist Monther Jawabreh exhibited his latest paintings in Al-Mahatta art gallery in Ramallah. He presented a series portraying a Palestinian man whose face is covered with the traditional checkered keffieh, highly symbolic of the Palestinian struggle against Israel’s occupation. But instead of portraying the combatant, Jawabreh chose to show his human side: the…

Stop and Dance!: ”Mahatat” Dance Project in Cairo – Freedom of artistic expression suported by Danish Egyptian Dialogue Institute and the German Embassy

Spontaneous flash mob art amid social upheaval and political turmoil – “Stop and Dance” is an ambitions intercultural dance project, which aims to promote mobile street art in Egypt. Amira El Ahl reports from Cairo Eight women stand on an escalator leading to the platform of the St. Theresia metro station in the district of…