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Sudan’s war scatters country’s emergent art scene

A view of copies of artworks arranged by Rahiem Shadad, co-founder of the Downtown Gallery in Khartoum, who has created a process for supporting Sudanese artists due to the ongoing conflict in Sudan, at his rented place in Cairo, Egypt, on 29th May, 2023.

Cairo, EgyptReuters Like many other residents of Sudan’s capital, painter Yasmeen Abdullah had to leave much behind when she fled the war erupting around her. As an artist, that included most of her work.  “I had to abandon many things but also leave without knowing when I’d return, or if the things I did leave […]