bayan kanoo

Bayan Kanoo is the Director of Al Riwaq Art Space in Bahrain. Since its founding in 1998, the gallery's vision has been to promote creativity and art value, providing the artists and the public with a platform to exchange ideas, provoke intellectual debate, promote, inspire and develop creative thinking and nurture cultural production. Kanoo is also the founder of Kanoo International Cultural Centre of the Arts dedicated to establishing partnerships with local institutions, organizations and educational centers in Bahrain.

Kanoo is a graduate of Baghdad University and the University of Bahrain and is actively committed to the betterment of social services in Bahrain.

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