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House of Poetry launches first Arab African Poetry Festival

The House of Poetry in Morocco celebrated the cultural and artistic bonds between Arabs and Africans with its Arab African Poetry Festival. The festival was held in Zagora in southern Morocco, an important cultural center and point of transit between

House of Poetry launches first Arab African Poetry Festival

The House of Poetry in Morocco celebrated the cultural and artistic bonds between Arabs and Africans with its Arab African Poetry Festival. The festival was held in Zagora in southern Morocco, an important cultural center and point of transit between

The Power of Culture: Contemporary Moroccan Art and Design

Exhibitions of contemporary art from non-Western countries are often reviewed with unwarranted criticism. The makers are forced into the defensive even before the fact. Are they prejudiced in favor of orientalism? Are they setting non-Western art apart as being static,

The Power of Culture: Contemporary Moroccan Art and Design

Exhibitions of contemporary art from non-Western countries are often reviewed with unwarranted criticism. The makers are forced into the defensive even before the fact. Are they prejudiced in favor of orientalism? Are they setting non-Western art apart as being static,

Imazighen! | Peabody Museum

Never displayed before, the objects chosen for the Imazighen! exhibition express the aesthetic vision of rural craftspeople working within a distinctive design tradition, significant both for their local influence, as well as for their role within the greater mosaic of

Imazighen! | Peabody Museum

Never displayed before, the objects chosen for the Imazighen! exhibition express the aesthetic vision of rural craftspeople working within a distinctive design tradition, significant both for their local influence, as well as for their role within the greater mosaic of

Berber Necklace (tazlaqt n qrenfel)

Berber Necklace (tazlaqt n qrenfel) 20th century Kabylia, Algeria Imitation coral beads, cloves, painted glass beads, silver alloy, copper alloy, enamel, coins, cotton via Highlight | Peabody Museum.

Berber Necklace (tazlaqt n qrenfel)

Berber Necklace (tazlaqt n qrenfel) 20th century Kabylia, Algeria Imitation coral beads, cloves, painted glass beads, silver alloy, copper alloy, enamel, coins, cotton via Highlight | Peabody Museum.

Berber Woman’s Headpiece

Jewelry is important to the whole Berber family. It is the husband who buys the jewelry for his wife and it serves as a social emblem identifying prestige and class. In times of financial trouble, the husband may choose to

Berber Woman’s Headpiece

Jewelry is important to the whole Berber family. It is the husband who buys the jewelry for his wife and it serves as a social emblem identifying prestige and class. In times of financial trouble, the husband may choose to

Modern art was CIA ‘weapon’

“We wanted to unite all the people who were writers, who were musicians, who were artists, to demonstrate that the West and the United States was devoted to freedom of expression and to intellectual achievement, without any rigid barriers as

Modern art was CIA ‘weapon’

“We wanted to unite all the people who were writers, who were musicians, who were artists, to demonstrate that the West and the United States was devoted to freedom of expression and to intellectual achievement, without any rigid barriers as

A Market in Marrakesh

Whether it’s something that involves metal in its construction – mopeds, bicycles, ancient sewing machines – or is something that will be made entirely from metal – window grills, decorative arches, tables and chairs – there’s someone here who can

A Market in Marrakesh

Whether it’s something that involves metal in its construction – mopeds, bicycles, ancient sewing machines – or is something that will be made entirely from metal – window grills, decorative arches, tables and chairs – there’s someone here who can