Bahia Shehab and eL Seed to receive UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture


Bahia Shehab and eL Seed receive UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture for their calligraffiti art practices.

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Holiday art gifts: 10 contemporary art books from 2014


For its annual holiday gifts series, Art Radar profiles 10 books on Asian and African contemporary art that offer stimulating perspectives on artists and the art scene of the regions.

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The promises and contradictions of the Google Street Art Project


Art Radar investigates into Paris-based Google Cultural Institute’s new initiative launched on 10 June 2014 to catalogue street art from around the world, to find out about copyright and institutionalisation concerns, and the potential for greater Asian and African participation.

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French-Tunisian graffiti artist eL Seed on his Arabic roots, “Lost Walls” and reclaiming purple – interview


Art Radar interviews Tunisian graffiti artist eL Seed to learn more about his journey to Tunisia’s most forgotten and remote areas, his re-appropriation of the colour purple and his run-in with Chewbacca on an abandoned Star Wars movie set.

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Public artworks unveiled at new international airport in Qatar


Qatar Museum Authority (QMA), along with the New Doha International Airport (NDIA), has recently revealed a number of remarkable public artworks to be found within and around the new airport’s grounds.

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