One aspect of the current Middle East revolutions that has received a lot of attention is the role new media and the arts have played in unifying people and setting the narrative of the so called “Arab Spring.” And Egypt is no exception.Aymen Mohamed Hussein is executive director for production for
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The Arab Museum of Modern Art in Doha, which opened its doors late last year, showcases the talents of experimental artists from the Arab world and beyond. Former Chicagoan Wafaa Bilal is among the young artists whose work is on display.
Cambodian-Americans in Chicago are determined to keep their art and culture alive in this new country. What makes their dedication so fierce is that a genocide nearly succeeded in wiping out all of the artists.Several men sit on a mat in a computer lab at the Cambodian Association of Illinois.
This October the Museum of Contemporary Art celebrates the 10th anniversary of its 12x12 series. The monthly show features up-and-coming Chicago artists, most of whom have never before exhibited in a museum.