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See & Do } إقضي وقتك Historic & Cultural } ثقافة و أثار

Sun,23Nov2014

See & do - Historic & Cultural } ثقافة و آثار

Kelvin Bown: Reawakening The Past

Kelvin Bown is a talent we've heard so much about, he restores antique historical photos of the Middle East.
Kelvin loves and appreciates the region, its culture, history and people.

Kelvin was living around Moses Mountain in Sinai and found a collection of old photos of the Bedouin tribe he was living with, and the monks of the monastery. He realized there was damage that could be fixed and improvements made to the appearance of images, so he began teaching himself how to restore the photos.


Arch of Roman Bridge 

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Widad Kawar - Every Dress Tells A Story

As posted on Barakabits.com by Sami Haven

Her dress collection has traveled to museums in Germany, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, and other parts of the world, but Widad Kawar never imagined that her project would go this far. Her idea was simply to conserve all these historical fabrics through wars and migrations.

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Galleries of Jordan by Q0DE

WHAT IS Q0DE?

Q0DE.COM is an art interface connecting artists, collectors and buyers to contemporary art in the Middle East.

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The Jordan Museum

Written by Sarah Crosswell -  6/23/13

The Jordan Museum boasts a wonderful energy, reflecting that of its Jordanian culture. Filled with distinctly unique and interesting cultural pieces, the Jordan Museum does not have an air of detachment which most other museums often strive to uphold, and is thus a much-desired relief for individuals who frequent exhibitions. On the contrary, it is one of the more warm and engaging spaces one can visit – within reason, of course, as it still does its job of protecting and preserving these important cultural items.

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