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Comfort Zone.

Studio visit, The Greater Middle East, Volume 3

In the studio with Laurence Leenaert in Marrakesh

This is an excerpt. Find the whole article inside our third issue. This Orient: Hi Laurence. We know that you currently live in Marrakech and that you studied in Belgium, but where do you actually come from?

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Studio visit, The Greater Middle East, Volume 3

Ali Akbar Sadeghi: from the world of myth to the world of reality.

A prolific and successful Iranian painter, Sadeghi has contributed to the art scene through his use of storytelling—using the canvas as a means of creating dazzling narratives in the style of miniature paintings.

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Studio visit, The Greater Middle East, Volume 3

Gone with the city – When memories are bound to vanish

This is an excerpt. Find the whole article inside our third issue. There is this one city, a city I have never been to, that I have always been curious to learn about. Whenever there is a new movie or documentary about it,

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Comfort Zone, Studio visit, Volume 1

Eman Ali–Inspired by the Middle East

For someone like you with such an interesting background, the question of your personal comfort zone immediately comes to mind.

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This Orient gives an insight into the Greater Middle Eastern art scene. The richness of specialities, the pure potential and authenticity of Middle Eastern and North African regions needs to be explored and shared with the world. We want to share what already exists, yet is still waiting to be explored. The name This Orient implies the idea of a space no matter if physical or not, where one feel free to express hisself. Architecture, its residents, their art: We visit artists at their studio and, or home to explore their art.

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