Founded by Ali Y. Khadra in 2003, Canvas is the leading contemporary art magazine dedicated to the Middle East.
With the aim of offering an exhibition space (virtual and paper) for Middle Eastern artists, this magazine has become the protagonist of the growth of the local art scene, but above all of its international diffusion.
Based in Dubai, Canvas is at the forefront of arts education and cultural debates with contributions from leading figures in the art world.
In this issue :
Our cover shows Nelly El Sharkawy’s Mokattam from the series Le Carnaval (2017-ongoing) as an expression of the diversity in culture and architecture across districts in her hometown of Cairo. In this issue Where is Home? we look at what home means through the eyes of creatives, whether it be a physical or geographical location or an emotional or a mental space.