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By Christine on June 23, 2011
As it happens from time to time, these days my mind looks for the languorously-inclined. This week, it’s all about the music…and a little bit of Paris. Candy Walls by Trust Loving the soft yet weird vibe of Candy Walls. This song gets better and better as it goes on, as does the video. Head [...]
By Christine on June 22, 2011
One night after the Sharjah Meetings, my husband’s baba decided to take us somewhere special, a shore side fish auction on the Arabian Gulf. Daily, the fish are brought straight from the gulf and laid out for perspective buyers. This night, hugging the deep dark richness of the Gulf lit with twinkling lights and far-off [...]
By Christine on June 21, 2011
I was quite content with just me and my camera for much of the March Meetings in Sharjah. Whenever I had a break, I’d do a little exploring and take a couple photos.
By Christine on June 19, 2011
There’s a park on a hill that I love to take my son to because of the beautiful views of San Francisco, and the amazing fresh air. The second time we went, I became fascinated with these black birds, maybe crows, maybe ravens, that make their home there. They swoop over the park dramatically, they [...]
By Christine on June 16, 2011
Art, ho! The best of art and culture from around the globe. Every Thursday! This week we’re taking a peak at Contemporary Islamic Art in America, Jaipur in Beirut, Carnivorous Plants in France, Making of Makom at the Louvre, and a Yoko Ono, Catpower duet. Dis[Locating] Culture: Contemporary Islamic Art in America Michael Berger Gallery, [...]
By Christine on June 6, 2011
Through my travels and reading lists, I came across 3 interesting stories about how entrepreneurial, creative thinkers are bringing food sustainability, fair-trade ethics, and exciting, stylish dining options to their communities. Each entrepreneur and establishment have embraced their own unique mission, menus, public outreach and personal goals; what brings them together is: A common ethos [...]
By Christine on June 1, 2011
The article I wrote for Harper’s Bazaar Art China was finally published in May! I’ll be launching a series of posts based on this article, which covers everything Art Dubai 2011, (including art and the Arab Spring) in the next few days, so check back soon. Art Dubai’s Coming of Age, May 2011, Harper’s Bazaar [...]