I explore risography for the first time at Kuwait’s first risography studio. I learned the process of preparing my artwork for this special Japanese technique of printing called RISO.
On a walk along the beach, I stumbled upon Kuwait’s last standing and operating amusement park at Kuwait Magic Mall. I walk inside to have a peek.
What is it really like to acclimate to the Japanese lifestyle? Here, I interview Mishal Almashan, a Kuwaiti student currently earning his PhD in Japan.
On my art spree, I visit and explore the Sultan Gallery founded in 1969, Kuwait, to learn more about the country’s art scene.
It was a summer afternoon when I drove to our house to water our indoor plants. My parents were vacationing at the time. As I enter our backyard there’s a frightened and timid kitten, about 7-8 months old, with white fur and an orange-tinged head and tail. Whenever spotted, she would scurry towards a corner, occasionally peeking out at the stranger with curiosity. Her hiding place was a dark outdoor staircase leading to our basement. Mila was cautious, yet at the same time, seemingly desperate for somebody to feed her. I could tell she wanted to be approached and feel safe, but with the unknown harsh streets out there she kept her guard. She was super dehydrated, starved, and miserable from months of scavenging trash and fending for herself. Keep in mind, this was last year in July at the height of summer in Kuwait. I immediately entered our house and fetched a can of tuna, the readily available go-to snack for pretty much every street cat out there! I stepped outside with a plastic …
I’m still a fan of print even though everything is shifting to digital. I think independent magazines are setting out to prove the print isn’t really over, especially for lovers of pages. I say, back in fashion, back in print! #slowjournalism
Abound with temples, shrines and relics of the past in enchanting forests, Kyoto is like a timeless old district reflecting traditional and classic Japan. It is synonymous with cherry blossoms, geishas, temples, traditional ryokan inns and masters of tea ceremonies.
The 5th edition of the annual Hospitality and Food exhibition, Horeca Kuwait, has successfully grown in popularity over the years, devoted to showcasing the latest innovations and concepts in Food & Beverage, embracing gastronomic talents and creativity, and revealing the most recent trends and progress in the country’s hospitality sector. Bringing together an array of local and international exhibitors, the event drew in a great number of chefs from across the region, who successfully put Kuwait on the culinary map once more! Since 2015, the exhibition has risen from 190 participants to over 250 this year, consisting of local and international exhibitors, elaborate food displays, and a great number of chefs from all over region. “Five years ago, we started Horeca in Kuwait with only 35 exhibitors and less than 100 participants in the food contests. Today, we have over 60 exhibitors and sponsors, and over 250 participants in the competition, as well as over 6, 000 visitors,” says Mohammed Najia, General secretary for Kuwait Hotel owner Association and the Director for Horeca Organization Committee and Delegue …
The devastating and monstrous incident that ripped through the Imam Al-Sadiq mosque, one of Kuwait’s oldest mosques, claimed the lives of many on June 26th, 2015, and was condemned internationally and has left an indelible imprint in the hearts of all Kuwaitis and its residents, and condemned internationally. The atrocity was a shock that many did not expect. Sorrow permeated the country. A ghastly attack against our land that was intended to divide us and disintegrate our closely-knitted society, only united us and revealed the true essence of the loyalty, pride, and strength embedded in the people of Kuwait. It is a tenacious testimony to the imperishable love and bond of the Kuwaiti people for their homeland irrespective of what religion they believe in or what background they are from. The boundless loyalty of the people and the immense determination to protect our homeland will diminish any threat to jeopardize the national unity of this country. In the end, we are all humans united to fight against the evils of this world and to transcend any form of divides.
Why do we always hear about negative news in the media? Would positive news make a difference?