Arie Amaya-Akkermans is a writer based in the Princes Islands of Istanbul, interested in contemporary art and culture. His current research deals with the Greek heritage of Anatolia and the Eastern Mediterranean.
On 'Background', Bahrain's National Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – Venice Biennale
On the decline of sea culture in Bahrain
Understanding the history of Manama
You tell yourself: I love Lebanon. But why on earth would you want to fall in love with disaster?
A discussion of sexuality in film in Mediterranean culture and the Arab world