IN THE MIDDLE OF IT ALL
Exploring themes that surround the time of 'coming of age', Banat Collective showcases 31 artists and their work in the first publication ever issued within the collective.
"We need more female artists acknowledgement until the day women don't have to be concious about their gender to do what they love.
"Let us all make women feel safe and welcome"
"Our ideas about Arab Women are moving, covering more ground."
"Female creatives are more comfortable challenging the status-quo."
"The aim is to empower, not to offend."
"We can all teach each other our histories."
RETRACING A DISSAPEARING LANDSCAPE
A review by Farrah Fray
HANAA AL FASSI
"I think women should talk more about all kinds of issues they face and express themselves in any way or form."
BRIDING THE GAP
Abu Dhabi Art Panel Discussion (2017) with Kuwaits Poets Society, Jaffat ElAqlam and Banat Collective. Moderated by Raneen Bukhari.
"I always want my work to represent positivity in Islam and encourage people to be proud of where they came from."