I am more than honored to be part of an amazing team of contributors whose testimonials, perceptions, narratives, and stories highlight the change-making arts and cultural scene here in Beirut. Together, these academics, poets, artists, activists, and individuals engaged in a wounded city, reveal glimpses of their thinking and doing, offering inspiration for other communities facing wars, crises, instability, and despair. Continue reading The Beirut Call: The Strongest Souls Emerge Out of Suffering
Today, please consider supporting Lebanese artists by purchasing The Beirut Call: Harnessing Creativity for Change, a collection from Elyssar Press that features the work of 21 artists, poets, professors, and activists. Proceeds from The Beirut Call help Dar al Kalima University College of Arts and Culture fund artists, arts NGOs, and small creative enterprises’ projects in Lebanon. Continue reading Can Beirut Recover? Artists Reflect on the August 4th Blast in Lebanon (by Elyssar Press)
We are more than pleased to have our Nabad program mentioned by journalist Maya Khadra in Atlantico.fr as one of the change-makers in the arts and culture scene in Lebanon. Continue reading Nabad in Atlantico.fr: Making Changes in the Arts and Culture Scene in Lebanon following the Beirut Port Blast
How can we think of food, and what roles can it play when everything is falling apart in Lebanon?
This summer marks the release of the anthology The Beirut Call: Harnessing Creativity for Change, a collection [by the Nabad program – Dar al Kalima University College of Arts and Culture] from Elyssar Press that features the work of 21 artists, poets, professors, and activists exploring the theme of art as essential, especially in the wake of disasters. Continue reading We had to do something following the Beirut port blast
Nabad Event on June 8, 2021 at BEYt in Mar Mikhael-Beirut gathering partners and contributors to support artists and small creative enterprises in Lebanon. Continue reading Nabad Event: Gathering Minds and Hearts to support Artists in Lebanon
We are more than pleased to have our Nabad program featured in both the digital and printed versions of Issue 101 of Aesthetica Magazine, Recharge and Reset, p.134.
Continue reading Nabad in Aesthetica Magazine Issue 101: supporting artists in Lebanon and Southwestern Asia
Watch this interview by Elyssar Press with Dr. Mitri Raheb, Dr. Pamela Chrabieh, and Ms. Roula Salibi on “The Beirut Call: Harnessing Creativity for Change” anthology. Continue reading The Beirut Call – Interview by Elyssar Press
The Beirut Call book is available now in print in Barnes & Noble as well as on Amazon and other international platforms and websites. Buy the book and support artists in Lebanon! Continue reading The Beirut Call in Barnes & Noble
Proud to announce that “The Beirut Call: Harnessing Creativity for Change” anthology hardcover is now available on Amazon, and as an ebook on Kobo.com, Lehmanns.de, Chapters.indigo.ca, and Fnac.com. Proceeds will help Nabad further support artists, small creative enterprises, and arts NGOs in Lebanon. Continue reading The Beirut Call Hardcover is now on Amazon