In the aftermath of the 1967 Israeli occupation of Palestine’s West Bank and Gaza, Emarati artist Abdel Qader Al Rais pays homage to the resilience of those who were forced to leave their homes in his piece, “Palestinian Refugees.” In this AJ+ Arabic story, Sultan takes a closer look. Read more »
Sultan Al-Qassemi and Joi Ito discuss the Middle East, the UAE, art, culture, emergent democracy and other timely matters. Read more »
Sultan Al Qassemi speaks about issues surrounding press in the UAE at The Emirati Media Forum in 2015, organized by the Dubai Press Club and the Government of Dubai. Read more »
Many Emiratis viewed the operation against the Houthis through the prism of a government decision. Now, Emiratis view the war as a life-changing experience fraught with difficulties and danger in order to avert an even a greater danger in the future: the control of an Arabian Peninsula state by Iran. Emiratis want to see this war brought to an end as soon as possible with as little civilian casualties and damage as possible. Read more »
This panel, moderated by Global Art Forum co-director Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, discussed the advent of technology on the UAE culture and the impact it has on shaping the identity of the UAE over the past 50 years. Read more »
A look at Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi’s visionary aims for his project, the Barjeel Art Foundation based in Sharjah.
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