When art meets literature: “It’s a Mad World” by Kuwaiti artist Shurooq Amin


After four years of exile, Shurooq Amin returns to Kuwait “bigger and stronger and louder”. The artist’s long-awaited homecoming show features 18 paintings and one installation that parody both real life and fiction. A triumphant return In March 2012, three hours after Shurooq … Continue reading

Art Dubai’s technology-focused Global Art Forum 2015


Entitled “Download Update?”, the 9th edition of the Global Art Forum brings together directors from leading art dotcoms to debate on the theme of technologies and their impact on art and culture.

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6 Kuwaiti performance artists to know


Art Radar profiles 5 Kuwaiti artists who participated at the Contemporary Art Platform in May 2014.

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Young non-profit art gallery transforms Kuwaiti cultural landscape – director interview


Founded in 2011, Contemporary Art Platform (CAP), the only non-profit art gallery in Kuwait, provides free and progressive arts education to the public.

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From a Paris church to Kuwaiti malls: Artistic interventions in public spaces


Contemporary Art Platform Kuwait held a screening of Le passage des Chaises, a documentary about Japanese artist Tadashi Kawamata’s very public practice, on 9 January 2013.

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Contemporary art in Kuwait in 2012: Top 10 exhibitions, projects – Art Kuwait


To wrap up 2012, online magazine Art Kuwait has compiled a list of the year’s top local exhibitions, representing a broad spectrum of mediums, from painting to sculpture to installation.

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