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Call for submissions
Our unique network of Iraqi artists from all disciplines in the visual, performing and literary arts is expanding. Submit your portfolio here.
Shortlisted: Baghdad Night
Animation film by Furat al Jamil, co-produced by Ruya, shortlisted for the ArtRaker prize. Read more.
Interview: Ahmed Saadawi
Award-winning author speaks to RUYA about the power of words and his ideal Baghdad. Read here.
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