Art from Dr. Pamela Chrabieh’s “Duwama” Collection in Indelible

Thanking Dr. Roula Maria Dib for featuring samples of my collection in Indelible! I was born and raised in the 1970s-1980s war in Lebanon. War disconnects lives, memories, and experiences by creating endless cycles of violence, murderous identities, and wounded memories. I have come to believe that these memories are inevitably transmitted from generation to generation in … Continue reading Art from Dr. Pamela Chrabieh’s “Duwama” Collection in Indelible

The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco

It’s been an honor and a pleasure to be working with this wonderful team. A special thank you to Norman Saadi Nikro and Sonja Hegazy.   The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco. Published by Palgrave Studies in Cultural Heritage and Conflict, December 2017.   The book stakes a … Continue reading The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco

Hommage à Naim Chrabieh

Lettre à mon père Cher papa, je quitte le Liban pour la énième fois, rejoignant la cohorte des migrants et nomades chevronnés. Toutefois, ce départ est accompagné d’une plaie de feu. Assise dans un coin désuet de l’aéroport de Beyrouth, ville de paradoxes, de convivialité et d’identités meurtrières, je cherche les mots pour écrire la … Continue reading Hommage à Naim Chrabieh