Oral history with Khawla Almarri


Khawla Almarri talks here about her experiences growing up and watching musalsalat, specific musalsalat and their impacts, and cultural and generational changes and influences we see today.  

Khawla Almarri is a historical and cultural researcher. She has written on the cultural sociology of collecting, focusing on the stories of Qatari collectors, and is the founder of Eduqate. She is the author of Heroes and Villains: A Conversation Between Evil and Good in the Middle East (2019) featured in the exhibition The World is Watching Musalsalat, and Interview with a Collector: A Closer Look at Qatari Collectors and Their Stories (2021). She holds a doctorate in education.

Animation by Maha Essid.