The Woman of The Small by Mohamed El Kashef

A nudity art project by Egyptian photographer Mohamed El Kashef inspired by Riyad Al-Saleh Al-Hussein (1954-1982) poem titled (A Small & Narrow Room & Nothing Else). This project is a tribute for women who embrace their flaws as well as own their strengths and differences regardless of mainstream fake standards of how a woman should…

Péju Alatise A Controversial African Gen

A contemporary female artist from Nigeria who is setting new expectations for artists all around the world with her controversial artworks and project… Péju Alatise born in 1975 and based in Lagos. Alatise is a fellow at the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art and the 2017 winner of the FNB Art Prize in Johannesburg….

Artist of the Month: Hayv Kahraman

One glance at her art and you will be mesmerized, or in my case, captivated! Born in Baghdad, Iraq in 1981, Hayv Kahraman aesthetically tackles nostalgia and criticizes social boundaries, retroactive traditions and taboos in the formation of the female body and face, a form that is considered a taboo in the Middle East. “I…

!n-Focus: Shirley Paes Leme Capturing The Allure Of Toxicity

Lit your cigarette on, slowly inhale the toxic, hold on, watch the nicotine burn then exhale joy or sorrow you kept within. Ever since I was a child, I was fascinated by the smoke coming from cigarette, soft delegate thin grey line that transforms into random figures before disappearing or vanishing; and every time I…