Stories

28 February 2020
The Place I Call Home - Edinburgh Launch Party

Highlights from the exhibition launch event at Summerhall in Edinburgh, on Thursday 20 February.
Film by Adam Harper.

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21 January 2020
Photo Walk - Bahrain

Film by Noor Hassan.

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18 January 2020
Public Talk about the Project - Bahrain

Film by Rawan Al-Saati.

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17 January 2020
Public Talk about the Project - Bahrain

Film by Noor Hassan.

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16 January 2020
Exhibition Preview - Bahrain

Film by Noor Hassan.

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14 January 2020
Installing The Place I Call Home in Bahrain

Preparations are in full swing for our exhibition opening tomorrow, 15th January, from 7pm at the Art Centre, Bahrain National Museum. Thanks to our creative intern Noor Hassan for putting together this video footage.

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09 January 2020
Video: Ben Soedira

Glasgow based artist Ben Soedira was born and raised in Dubai, and his work is a reflection of the ever-changing city and its relationship to the shifting sands of the desert that surrounds it.

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07 January 2020
Video: Gillian Robertson

Scottish born photographer Gillian Robertson talks about what working on the project has enabled her to accomplish, meeting new people and building new relationships within the multicultural community of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE.

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06 January 2020
Video: Moath Alofi

Born in Madina, Saudi Arabia, Moath Alofi is a photographer, explorer and heritage researcher.

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03 January 2020
Video: Josh Adam Jones

UK-based photographer Josh Adam Jones photographs FMR Captain Abdulrauf, who talks about his experiences and what makes Oman his home.

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02 January 2020
Video: Mohammed Al-Kouh

Kuwaiti artist Mohammed Al Kouh talks briefly about his practice working with film and what 'home' means to him.

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08 October 2019
Graphic Design Students and the Places They Call Home

On the morning of October 3, 2019, the photography students of the American University of Kuwait visited The American Cultural Centre at Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah to attend a private tour and workshop of the photography exhibition, The Place I Call Home.

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02 October 2019
Exhibition Launch of The Place I Call Home in Kuwait.

Take a look inside the second instalment of The Place I Call Home exhibition, at the opening event in Kuwait. Film by Hamad AlSaeed.

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21 July 2019
#everydaygulf

To coincide with The Place I Call Home, we have launched a brand new platform called everydaygulf.org.

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21 July 2019
The Place I Call Home - Curatorial Introduction

Feeling ‘at home’ in a place embodies many things - a sense of belonging, familiarity, acceptance, independence, security and prospects.

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