Crawling Out from Under the Rubble: On Becoming Iconoclasts

There are already engaged Lebanese academics and artists, iconoclasts, and they are making a difference, but more need to engage beyond their classrooms, books and academic journals, and ‘ateliers’, to be in the act of researching people, themselves, the dynamics of oppression and the politics of social interactions and injustices, to become aware of the people’s often unknowingly complicit in the process of oppression, to create knowledge in and through meaningful participation and action with others, to bring people together and contribute to finding reasons of solidarity, to transform boundaries into spaces where lives and pedagogies are constructed together in ways that work for social justice and lead to powerful possibilities, and where dialogic and open-ended praxis based on more collaborative and caring relationships is promoted. Continue reading Crawling Out from Under the Rubble: On Becoming Iconoclasts

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

Nabad: The Lebanese-Palestinian cultural initiative giving momentum back to cultural actors – by Elaraby.co.uk

Read the full article on the Nabad program and its projects in Lebanon, written by Florence Massena and published by London-based news website The New Arab – Elaraby.co.uk “The heart of Beirut – devastated by the August 4 explosion – was the home of many artists, cultural actors, and companies that were part of the social fabric … Continue reading Nabad: The Lebanese-Palestinian cultural initiative giving momentum back to cultural actors – by Elaraby.co.uk

1ÈRE EXPOSITION VIRTUELLE INCLUSIVE D’ARLEB PAR NABAD – LIBNANEWS

Une première exposition virtuelle inclusive fut lancée par Arleb https://arleb.org/ le 2 février 2021. Elle présente 61 artistes établis et émergents au Liban, et plus de 500 œuvres d’art qui sont exposées jusqu’au 30 avril. Arleb est une plateforme à but non lucratif dédiée au soutien des artistes et des entreprises créatives au Liban. Elle vise à … Continue reading 1ÈRE EXPOSITION VIRTUELLE INCLUSIVE D’ARLEB PAR NABAD – LIBNANEWS