Video: Light from the Middle East - New Photography

Light From the Middle East: New Photography is the first major museum exhibition dedicated to contemporary Middle Eastern photography, as curator Marta Weiss points out at the beginning of this film. Five of the artists whose work is included in the exhibition appear in the film: Abbas, Manal Al-Dowayan, John Jurayj, Nermine Hammam and Hassan Hajjaj. Each explains central themes and aims of their work, their background and the significance of being a Middle Eastern artist working and exhibiting at an international level.

Event - Traditions of the Damascus Room

Wed 16 September 2015 15:30–16:30

Middle East cultural expert Diana Darke bought and restored an Ottoman courtyard house in Old Damascus in 2005, an experience which led her back into the academic world to complete an MA in Islamic art and architecture.

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Something Old, Something New Letterpress Print by House of Problems for the V&A||EVAEX

Something Old, Something New Letterpress Print by House of Problems for the V&A||EVAEX

''Something Old, Something New'' Letterpress print using a selection of 19th century fonts. Printed on a 1960s, British made Adana 8x5 press. Presente…

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What is Luxury?

25 April – 27 September 2015. What is Luxury? interrogates ideas of luxury today, addressing how luxury is made and understood in a physical, conceptual and cultural capacity.

VIsit the V&A exhibition What is Luxury?