You can also read my preview interview with GAF Commissioner Shumon Basar and the co-directors Ala Younis and Omar Berrada, also in Ibraaz.
Frauke Heard-Bey and Butheina Kazim discuss the "End of Pearling"
(my Doha session also discussed the history of pearl diving in the region)
Shiva Balaghi presents an Iranian time-line through the prism of a private art collection based in Dubai
Farah AlNakib, Kristine Khouri, Sulayman AlBassam are interviewed by Ala Younis on the experimental development in Kuwait between the 1950's and 1970's