Tag: Beirut Blast
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.
Humanitarian Crisis and Responses in Lebanon
The multiform crisis in Lebanon needs both short-term and long-term humanitarian interventions or responses.
Lancement du programme Nabad — L’Orient-le-Jour
Le programme Nabad a comme objectifs en 2020-2021 de fournir un support financier à des artistes, des ONGs et de petites entreprises créatives qui ont été sévèrement touchés par les explosions du port de Beyrouth, et de promouvoir le rôle des arts et de la culture locale dans la transformation de la société en vue…
Crawling Out from Under Rubble: On Becoming Iconoclasts
How and why did we let ourselves be continuously buried under rubble? Without implicating ourselves in entrenching the Orientalist caricatures of Southwestern Asian societies as incapable of self-government, there are questions to be asked about quietist and conformist tendencies, about the ostrich-like behavior and the zombie attitude. These questions do not lend themselves to easy…