Naima Morelli is an arts writer and journalist who specialises in contemporary art from Asia-Pacific and the MENA region.
She has written for the Financial Times, Al Jazeera, the Art Newspaper, ArtAsiaPacific, Internazionale and Il Manifesto, among others, and is a regular contributor to Plural Art Mag and Middle East Eye as well as writing curatorial texts for galleries.
Items by Naima Morelli
- April 28, 2017 Naima Morelli
Banksy’s Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem, Palestine, opened in March 2017 ...
- December 20, 2016 Naima Morelli
Indeed, the museum is nomadic, a political stance in itself....
- October 12, 2016 Naima Morelli
In many art colleges today, teachers are dismissive of work that is too personal. They disapprove of students inspired by the expressivity of a Munch or trying to follow in the footsteps of a Van Gogh or of any other artist able to convey their anguish by simply depicting...
- May 28, 2016 Naima Morelli
According to Rafat Asad, as a Palestinian artist, you can’t avoid being political. “Every moment you live in this place is political,” he tells me. “If you want to go to a restaurant, travel to another city, whatever you do under the occupation is an act of resistance. The...