Whether through video art, painting, photography or installation, these artists challenge the confines of their identity, resisting stereotyping and reshaping the parameters of their cultural traditions. In their diverse media and subject matter, their works reflect the pulse of the region. In chaos, they discover what endures.
Featuring over 200 artworks by 50 Arab artists, Arabicity also includes contributions from the historian Georges Corm, the curator Michket Krifa and the poet and artist Etel Adnan.
About the Editors
Rose Issa is a curator and writer who has championed visual art and film from the Arab world and Iran for nearly 30 years. Her gallery, Rose Issa Projects, showcases the best in upcoming and established artists from the Arab world and Iran.
Juliet Cestar is a photographer and art historian specialising in contemporary art from the Middle East.
About the Publisher
Saqi Books is a leading independent publisher of trade and academic books on the Middle East and North Africa with two imprints: Westbourne Press is committed to releasing engaging works that offer an alternative, progressive perspective on the leading issues of our time, and Telegram publishes new and classic international writing.