Projects

Akkasah Photography Archive

Street photographer with a wet process camera (Abu Dhabi, UAE, circa 1970s); Zaki Nusseibeh Collection, Akkasah Photography Archive. AD_MC_020_ref12

The Akkasah Photography Archive is home to an archive of the photographic heritage of the Arab world and the wider region, with a focus on the UAE and the Gulf. It is dedicated to documenting and preserving the diverse histories and practices of photography from the region, with a growing collection that houses over 33,000 images at present. 

 


Haraka: Experimental Lab for Arab Art and Social Thought

Haraka: Experimental Lab for Arab Art and Social Thought is an interdisciplinary and dynamic space that bridges the arts and social sciences. Haraka aims to produce knowledge about the region by “theorizing up” from the materials, ideas, and institutions of the region itself.