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. Continue reading Can Beirut Recover? Artists Reflect on the August 4th Blast in Lebanon (by Elyssar Press)

The Beirut Call Anthology ebook is now available on KOBO.COM

“The Beirut Call” anthology electronic version is now available on Kobo.com! “The Beirut Call” presents diverse perceptions and expressions that speak to Lebanese in their homeland and in diaspora, but it also transcends the borders of Lebanon as contributors address glocal issues-war, peace, memory, history, identity, creativity, cultural resistance, resilience, artistic activism, human rights, feminism, … Continue reading The Beirut Call Anthology ebook is now available on KOBO.COM

Upcoming Anthology “The Beirut Call. Harnessing Creativity for Change”

Dear colleagues and friends, kindly spread the word about our upcoming anthology. “The Beirut Call. Harnessing Creativity for Change” presents diverse perceptions and expressions that speak to Lebanese in their homeland and in the diaspora, and it also transcends the borders of Lebanon as contributors address glocal issues—war, peace, memory, history, identity, creativity, cultural resistance, … Continue reading Upcoming Anthology “The Beirut Call. Harnessing Creativity for Change”

Art for Social Change: Nabad, the Nonprofit behind The Beirut Call

The Beirut Call, coming out this April 2021, is one of Nabad’s latest projects in Lebanon. This anthology offers a collection of first-hand accounts by artists, scholars, poets, and activists exploring the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion on August 4th of 2020. Over 20 voices have come together for this publication and proceeds from … Continue reading Art for Social Change: Nabad, the Nonprofit behind The Beirut Call

Dr. Pamela Chrabieh – Featured Author

#Repost @elyssarpress (@get_repost)・・・ Our featured author for this week, celebrating #internationalwomensday, is Pamela Chrabieh (@pamelachrabieh), director of Nabad (@nabad.art), a non-profit organization in Beirut, Lebanon, collaborating with Dar El Kalima University and Elyssar Press (@elyssarpress), to put together the new book “The Beirut Call”. Follow us on insta today and/or Facebook (facebook.com/thebeirutcall) for updates about … Continue reading Dr. Pamela Chrabieh – Featured Author