Diwaniyah: An Architectural Space of Political Exchange

 

A brilliant research piece by Joseph Grima and Markus Miessen, videography by Elian Stefa, on Kuwait’s Diwaniyah: four-sided spaces with perimeter seats for men’s meetings, discussions and informal assemblies, and the role they play in shaping debates on contemporary politics of the country.

 

Read full essay published in Zawia Magazine#00

images: video stills via The Winter School Middle East

 

 

 

 

 

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