Witness

The Dancer Thieves: A Second Chance for Prisoners in Burkina Faso

A world-famous Burkinabe choreographer teaches inmates to dance, preparing his students for life outside prison.

Afghanistan

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'

Kabul collective ArtLords paints provocative murals across the capital, turning blast wall barriers into artworks.

'People treat you like a celebrity, but also as an infidel'

Witness

Ghana Controversial: Music from the Ground Up

Young artists in Ghana shake things up as they question global powers and local values with their music.

Europe

Edinburgh Festival: Performances with new technologies

Largest arts and culture festival hosts experimental international productions.

Europe

World's largest arts festival under way in Edinburgh

This year, 'fake news' is the subject of many performances at the often-political festival.

Asia

Afghanistan National Museum: Experts work to restore lost legacy

Afghan artists, curators and international experts are restoring the damaged displays.

Witness

The Apollo of Gaza: An Archaeological Mystery

An archaeological mystery unfolds when a statue of Apollo is discovered off the coast of Gaza but suddenly disappears.

France

Inside Notre Dame, France's iconic cathedral

Notre Dame, or 'Our Lady', is a jewel of French Gothic architecture nestled on an island on Paris' River Seine.

Inside Notre Dame, France's iconic cathedral

Al Jazeera World

Nasreddine Dinet: The French Orientalist

The life and work of a French artist who shook up Orientalist painting by portraying Saharan people as they really were.

101 East

Thailand's Rebel Artists

101 East meets Thailand's artists who are fighting back against censorship and military rule.

Opinion

McJesus in Palestine: Using bad art to whitewash Israel's crimes

On how a Finnish artist's irreverent artworks helped Israel conceal its ongoing oppression of Palestinian Christians.

Jamil Khader

by Jamil Khader

Jamil Khader

Arts & Culture

Turner Prize 2018 goes to film shot entirely on iPhone

Film covering gender and sexuality, shot entirely on an iPhone, has won Charlotte Prodger the prestigious award.

Charlotte Prodger wins 2018 Turner Prize with film shot on iPhone

Senegal

Museum of Black Civilisations aims to 'decolonise knowledge'

A large museum will open in Dakar, 52 years after Senegal's first president presented a post-colonial cultural vision.

Museum of Black Civilisations aims to 'decolonise knowledge'

Arts & Culture

Saint Mark mosaic, missing for decades, returns to Cyprus

The priceless sixth-century artifact, looted in a Turkish invasion, was found after a two-year chase across Europe.

Saint Mark mosaic, missing for decades, returns to Cyprus

Arts & Culture

Banksy painting self-destructs after $1.4m sale

The bottom half of 'Girl with Balloon', one of Banksy's most famous works, gets sucked into shredder hidden in frame.