In 2005, the artist Nisrine Boukhari and the curator Abir Boukhari founded the organization AllArtNow. 
It is the first independent collective space in Syria dedicated to contemporary art. AllArtNow worked to introduce contemporary art practice in Syria and create opportunities for artists to learn through informal education, create artworks, disseminate through exhibiting, and exchange with international artists through residencies, exhibitions, and workshops. AllArtNow's work has expanded to include physical interactions. 
An abandoned old damascene house serves as the art laboratory for AllArtNow. It is a hub for emerging artistic practice and a gathering spot for local and international artists and audiences. AllArtNow has been invited to participate in a number of international events and has worked to build an international network.
The organization opens two additional spaces in 2011: a hall for exhibiting and organizing cultural events (Maktab; Creative Zoon) and a residence house (Boukhari residence) to host international artists and organize exchange residencies.
In 2009, we inaugurated the first contemporary art festival (Living Spaces) and in 2011, we opened an informal contemporary art school (Studio1).
The organization closed its doors in Syria at the end of 2012 to provide the space to Syrian refugee families and began to act as a nomadic space; we announced AllArtNow on Move. 
Being in a state of mobility, the organization has been invited to various institutions abroad, where it is attempting to adapt to other places in temporary forms, curating art events, and figuring out how to maintain the structure of an organization in a state of contingency.
2019 marked the beginning of a new chapter for us, as we launched an art space in Stockholm called AllArtNowLab. 
We see this space an art project that explores how art space can be relocated, regenerates a vision, supports the local art scene in a new homeland, and functions as a crossroads for several cultures.
Since its founding, the space has acted as a meeting point for local and international artists, curators, and audiences.
We curated a variety of projects while focusing on curatorial practices by hosting a number of guest curators and organizing a series of art residencies in Sweden and abroad in collaboration with several partners.
Through AllArtNowLab, we are establishing a network as a Swedish art space that serves the Swedish art scene.
We cooperate successfully with local, regional, and worldwide partners.
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Tomorrow will be the beginning of a new life , 
(article published about AllArtNow in 2014)
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