Kaelen Wilson-Goldie is a writer based between Beirut, Lebanon, and New York, USA.
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie on 13BC and the artists using art, science and technology to map the world
Finding solace in the joy and eroticism of the late Lebanese artist’s work
A Beirut-based organization supporting Syrian filmmakers captures the response of contemporary art to the wars of our time
Things to chew over: In the Absence of Our Mothers makes histories of displacement uncomfortably felt
The importance of art in war zones
From Berlin to Beirut; from attacks on arts spaces to the birth of a daughter: the year in review
A round-up of the best current shows in the Lebanese capital
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie considers a collaborative intervention by Suhu Traboulsi and Walid Raad
From Hans Haacke’s 1993 exhibition ‘Germania’ through the works of the Palestinian writers Mahmoud Darwish and Wael Zuaiter to the films of Francesco Rosi and Jim Jarmusch – the evolution of Emily Jacir’s artistic imagination
What is the future of arts education in Baghdad?
On the ruptures and restlessness of much contemporary art, and how this is reflected in the 56th Venice Biennale
Can Egypt’s NGOs survive repressive new legislation?
How to survive exile
A slew of recent exhibitions and projects reveal an interest in the artist as anthropologist
Lady adventurers and the legacies of colonial history
Can art survive a civil war?
The act of writing and the ‘shadowy constitution of authorship’
The spiritual and the secular in art today
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie is a writer based between Beirut, Lebanon and New York, USA.
The spectres of the culture wars
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