Kareem Samara, Kids on the Green and Salusbury World

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Explore Ladbroke Grove and Queens Park through the eyes and ears of the children who live there. This inspiring project captures how they see themselves within their city, their community and their environment, reflecting the rich cultural backgrounds of residents, the ongoing gentrification of Ladbroke Grove and the community resistance to this, especially post the horrific fire.

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For 16 days in the summer of 2017, Shubbak showcased work from over 130 artists, across 70 events to an audience of well over 50,000. From the latest DJ talents to Eid on Trafalgar Square, from a densely packed literature festival to interventions in Dalston and Shepherd’s Bush, Shubbak presented…
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Shubbak 2017 highlights

Shubbak in pictures

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As Shubbak’s 2017 Festival draws to a close, we’re looking back and remembering a few of our favourite moments from the festival. Want more? Head to Instagram or our Facebook photo stream.

Cairokee kicks off Shubbak’s 2017 music programme at the Barbican

Shubbak and Words Without Borders

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For our 2017 festival, Shubbak collaborated with leading international literature publications to publish new works from a selection of groundbreaking festival artists. Digital magazine Words Without Borders published newly translated works in their July 2017 issue Divided Countries, including political nonfiction from Egyptian Basma Abdel Aziz; an extract of Nadia…
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Cover image: Sama Alshaibi, Contested Land Series—Mount of Olives, East Jerusalem, Digital Pigment Print, 23 inch x 23 inch each, 2007. Courtesy of Sama Alshaibi and Ayyam Gallery, Dubai.