Is Qatar’s “Cultural Village” an artistic battleground?

Is Qatar’s arts and performance community – the Katara Cultural Village – a neutral ground for the arts in the 21st century as the country’s cultural stewards claim? Or is it just a sham? Beats and Breath took a look at the mission of the Cultural Village through the lens of controversy. (Note: A version of this article was originally published in February 2013. This presents a much more critical view than I was able to provide for the B’qatar version.)



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