Kaelen Wilson-Goldie is a writer based between Beirut, Lebanon, and New York, USA.
A number of long-overdue exhibitions have recently celebrated the achievements of overlooked women artists. What’s driving this wave of rediscoveries?
Prisoners of conscience and creative acts
How artists and curators have responded to upheaval in the Arab world, from 1967 to the present day
On working as an artist in Beirut today
Artistic responses to the question of Palestine
Alex Farquharson and Kaelen Wilson-Goldie grapple with the complexities of dOCUMENTA (13)
One woman’s protest in Damascus
What a show in New York says about artistic freedom in Lebanon
The land and the sea; the mapping of clandestine journeys; the intertwining of personal stories and politics
The problems of funding art during times of revolution
Three reports from ‘ILLUMInations’, the Giardini and the off-site pavilions
A pivotal moment for public performance in the Arab world – this is the first in a regular series of columns by Beirut-based writer Kaelen Wilson-Goldie