Saudi Modern: A new podcast with Abdulrahman and Turki Gazzaz

How did the discovery of oil transform Saudi Arabia's cities and its architecture?  How can art and architecture come together to capture the spirit of modernism in a nation known more for tradition? Join this conversation with Abdulrahman and Turki Gazzaz, two architect brothers, to discover how their curiosity [...]

New Podcast: Secret Geometry with Wael Sabry

Join Wael Sabry on his quest to save the ancient craft of Kundekari - complex wooden geometry. Sabry is  tracking down the few remaining master carpenters in Turkey and Egypt, trying to learn their carefully-guarded secrets, hidden even from father to son.  Discover how he is using technology to [...]

Converging Paths Podcasts 2021 “Why Art History?” with Wendy Shaw

Wendy Shaw, Professor of Islamic Art History at the Free University of Berlin, reflects on the importance of art history as a discipline, and explores its universal value as a way to engage with the different narratives that shape our history. Ultimately, Shaw reaffirms the importance of art history as [...]

Converging Paths 2021 – “Art, Revolution and People’s Voices” a new podcast with Bahia Shehab

Artist, educator and activist Bahia Shehab discusses the role of artists at times of political change, and reflects on what it meant to take part in the Arab Spring a decade ago. She talks about her newly-published book "You Can Crush The Flowers: A Visual Memoir of the Egyptian [...]

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