Category: Peace Arts
The Beirut Call Challenges Readers about Art and War & Crisis
“The Beirut Call” challenges readers to consider alternatives for countries that face wars, crises, instability, and despair. When people experience grief and uncertainty, the arts offer one way, however small, to engage the people through deep and emotional connections. Read Middle East Quarterly’s review of “The Beirut Call.” Here’s the full version: https://elyssarpress.com/…/the-beirut-call-arts…/ Book available…
The Role of Art in Preserving and Promoting Human Dignity in Lebanon
“Without the preservation and promotion of human dignity through the arts which deepen connections to place, meaning, and one another, chances for violence escalate in Lebanon. Through those connections, our sense of mattering, of self-worth, and of the “mattering” of others come into being”. Excerpt from my talk’s conclusion at the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith…
ورشة فنية حول الفن والمواطنة في بيروت
تنظم جامعة دار الكلمة (بيت لحم – فلسطين) بالتعاون مع جمعية دار الكلمة للفنون والثقافة وبرنامجها نبض في لبنان ورشة فنية حول الفن والمواطنة في فندق بوسا نوفا في 16 ديسمبر 2021
The Beirut Call: The Strongest Souls Emerge Out of Suffering
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…
Can Beirut Recover? Artists Reflect on the August 4th Blast in Lebanon (by Elyssar Press)
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.
Nabad in Atlantico.fr: Making Changes in the Arts and Culture Scene in Lebanon following the Beirut Port Blast
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.