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Zakiyah Kurdi

Artist and journalist, born in Aleppo. Member of Emirates Fine Art Society. She studied Sociology at Aleppo University and graduated back in 2005. She moved to UAE in 2006, and started working in editing TV programs and writing scripts for many documentaries for different art production companies and TV channels. Then she settled in journalism, where she has worked in Al Khaleej newspaper since 2012. She’s specialized in observing and tracking art and cultural movement in UAE, and covering events and art fairs and exhibitions; In addition to working on her own projects as an artist and sculptor.

“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.