It took me a while to find work done by Bader, since most of the results I get are of Bader al Mutawa the football player. For some reason I couldn’t find his profile on any websites. His art is inspiring and I like his method. I collected some of his art including a tribute drawing of Michael Jackson on the gallery below.
I was in the search for a good notebook and my friend recommend the brand Kashkool, they make notebooks in Kuwait and from the look of it they’re well built. The one displayed above costs 3 KD, best used for artists, architects and people who like sketching. I originally wanted to buy a Moleskin notebook but they’re nowhere to be seen, couldn’t find them where they use to be sold.
I’m sure this short movie will bring back a lot of memories to those who lived through the war in 1990. I wrote about this short movie last year mentioning I would love to see it and fortunately the publisher switched the video from being a private link to a public link just a few days ago.
The clip resolves around a true story that took place. During the war the Iraqi forces would ambush houses and steal all the jewellery as well as commit massive crimes. So it was a popular scene for the families to hide in the storage room above the toilet. You don’t see a lot of houses with a storage room above the toilet nowadays but it was in every house back then. That storage room is called “Sandarah”.
You rarely see local talent that’s this good, I wish tosee more with these standards, it was awarded best short animation at the VOYA festival in Hollywood.
I recently found out an artist I wrote about, Yousef Al Bagshi has made a short movie that will be shown in Dubai film festival 2014. I couldn’t find it online but I’d love to see the short movie. It’s about a young photographer who’s forced to join an army and how that came to impact his life. Trailer of Sandarah below.
I found out about this guy from my cousin. Hani is a Korean painter that can paint anything on your wall (assuming what you request is legal). My cousin wanted to paint a portrait of the main character in Nightmare Before Christmas on his wall; the guy did a great job of duplicating the photo that was on the computer.
He also painted the ceiling with the galaxy, something to stare at while trying to fall asleep. It took him one day to complete the whole thing, around 3 hours and charged KD 45 for everything which I think is pretty reasonable. I might get him to paint some of my walls with cookies, something to stare at while trying to fall asleep.
Contact # 67782673
To my pleasant surprise flowers look beautiful when electrified. Artist Robert Buelteman is famous for taking photos in darkness using mass volts of electricity when shooting subjects to make them look extraordinary. I didn’t know the combination of electricity and flowers gave such an enchanting result. Sadly I think the flowers die after such a shock and beauty does not justify killing flowers. Click here to see the entire gallery.
The 31 year old artist Andrew Myres came up with an astounding way of making art. He uses thousands of screws on each portrait and I am pretty sure nailing all those screws is tormenting.
He managed to sell 5 of his art works for around 2,500KD(£5,500). But he says it’s not as financially satisfying as is the love of labour. Which is something I see in every artist, the passion to the art they do is priceless.[Source]