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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 - Advanced Photography

Mon 25 January 2016–Mon 21 March 2016

PRACTICAL WORKSHOP: Inspired by the work of great photographers, take your photography to the next level with this 8-week course.

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Chinese Export Ceramics

Chinese Export Ceramics

This beautiful book tells the story of Chinese ceramics exported to Europe, the Middle East and South-east Asia through the V&A's extensive and celebr…

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Shoes: Pleasure and Pain

13 June 2015 – 31 January 2016. An exhibition looking at the extremes of footwear from around the globe. From a sandal decorated in pure gold leaf originating from ancient Egypt to the most elaborate designs by contemporary makers.

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