Shubbak: A Window on Contemporary Arab Culture


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Shubbak 2013 presents new talent and new works from some of the most exciting young artists originating from the Arab world – wherever they may be residing. Bringing together a range of partners and locations – from the largest museums to the most intimate fringe theatres, from public squares to new galleries, the programme spans free outdoor family days and large-scale concerts, thought-provoking talks and the latest films, with special late-night gallery openings and a closing party.

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