Beirut Art Fair – it’s back and better than ever

Beirut Art Fair – it’s back and better than ever

If you’re in the region and in to art, there’s only one place to be next week – the Beirut Art Fair. The 8th edition of Beirut Art Fair, set to take place from 21 to 24 September, will gather 51 galleries from 23 countries and will feature the work...
Layla Ali

Layla Ali

Layla Ali graduated from the American University of Kuwait as a graphic designer, and that’s where it all started. Layla says, “People usually identify me as being artist, but I’m also pursuing other passions. One of which is writing. I’m part of the Kuwait Writing...
In conversation with Ali Cha’aban

In conversation with Ali Cha’aban

A Lebanese artist born and raised in Kuwait and currently based in Jeddah, Ali Cha’aban has exhibited with galleries including his current hometown’s Ayyam, Beirut’s Mark Hachem, and Galerie Nikki Diana Marquardt in Paris. He’s also seen himself represented by Hafez...
The Hub – creative space with no limits

The Hub – creative space with no limits

After many years of success, Sharq’s FA Gallery has been reinvented. Consistently one of our favourite art and social locations, there are now more reasons than ever to pay the newly launched The Hub a visit. With a different vibe and different aims, The Hub is much...
What’s On – September

What’s On – September

Our curated selection of essential events across the region in September. Follow us on Instagram @passions.arabia for updates throughout the month.   September’s Top Pick – Così fan tutte (above) What: Opera Where: Dubai Opera House When: 8 – 15...
Garance Vallée, illustrator and architect

Garance Vallée, illustrator and architect

Garance Vallée is an artist who currently lives in Paris. She’s 23 years old and is presently finishing her Master’s degree in architecture. She is pursuing a specialization in scenography to focus on smaller-scale architecture. A childhood surrounded by artistic...