Emerging Voices awards become better established

‘These awards have survived their infancy. We look forward to watching them grow’

Gareth Nyandoro, winner, Emerging Voices 2016 Art Award

Vivid, abstract depictions of commercial life in Harare have earned international recognition

Eka Kurniawan, winner, Emerging Voices 2016 Fiction Award

‘Writers have to challenge every kind of morality or virtue’, says the Indonesian writer

Egyptian graffiti art lives on after the revolution

Street artists find new outlets for creative dissent

Mohau Modisakeng: Memories of a murder

The photographer and sculptor uses his body to describe personal loss and collective trauma

Dubai: An unlikely haven for Middle Eastern artists

Artists from all over the region are lured by political stability and economic freedom

Kamila Shamsie: Art in a time of conflict

In history’s ugly moments — war, censorship, oppression, political turmoil — artists are compelled to bear witness and break the silence

Indonesia’s brutal history brought to global attention

Since the fall of Suharto in 1998, authors have tried to broadcast an alternative version the country’s history

Regional Indian language authors finding wider audiences

Publishers look beyond once dominant urban, anglophone names

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