Dr. Farid Al Zahi

Moroccan writer, translator and art critic. His intellectual work is divided between critical research and translation. He earned a BA in Philosophy and Psychology in 1983 and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Comparative Literature in 1984. In 1987, he completed his third-year PhD in Islamic Studies and Civilization at the Sorbonne University. Farid Al-Zahi began publishing with Al-Muharraq Al-Thaqafi in 1978, before joining the Moroccan Writers Union in April 1991. His books include: Stories and Imagination (1991), Body, Image and the Sacred in Islam (1999), Text, Body and Interpretation (2004). , The Eye and the Mirror (2005), and books in translation: The Science of Texts / Julia Kristeva (1992), Sites of Dialogues with Jacques Derrida (1992), The Image and Its Death / Regis d'Urpre” (2002), "Ibn Arabi / Henri Corbin's Creative Imagination of Sufism" (2008), Magic and Religion in North Africa / Edmond Doty (2008).

“Al Tashkeel” Magazine

he first issue of “Al Tashkeel” Magazine was published back in 1984, four years after the formation of the Emirates Fine Arts Society. The fine arts movement was witnessing growth and gaining traction on all other artistic levels.