Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline

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Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Saqi Books
Publish Date
Pages
328
Dimensions
5.7 X 0.9 X 8.2 inches | 1.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780863567872
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About the Author

Malu Halasa: Malu Halasa is an editor and writer based in London. Her books include The Secret Life of Syrian Lingerie: Intimacy and Design(Chronicle, 2008), with Rana Salam. She co-curated three exhibitions of Syria's art of resistance in 2012-13 in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and London.

Zaher Omareen: Zaher Omareen is a Syrian writer, who has worked on independent cultural initiatives in Syria and Britain. He is a PhD candidate in Contemporary Documentary Cinema and New Media at Goldsmiths College, London.

Nawara Mahfoud: Nawara Mahfoud is a Syrian freelance journalist who has worked for the New York Times. She blogs for the New Yorker's website, among other publications. She was a co-curator of the Culture in Defiance exhibition in Amsterdam, Copenhagen and London.

Reviews


An extraordinary collection, revealing a dynamic and exciting culture in painful transition a culture where artists are really making a difference ... You need to read this book. "Brian Eno"
A remarkable book a wise, courageous, imaginative and beautiful response to all that is ugly in human behaviour. "A.L. Kennedy"
'An English Pen Award winner, this anthology forms a rich, creatively diverse motif sublimely representative of a country and its people awash in strife and insurgency.' "Kirkus"
An invaluable and deeply moving testimony to resistance ... this work clamours for liberty and turns its back not only on tyranny but on religious division "Independent"
A remarkable collection' "The Art Newspaper"

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An extraordinary collection, revealing a dynamic and exciting culture in painful transition - a culture where artists are really making a difference ... You need to read this book.' Brian Eno

'A remarkable book - a wise, courageous, imaginative and beautiful response to all that is ugly in human behaviour.' A.L. Kennedy

'An English Pen Award winner, this anthology forms a rich, creatively diverse motif sublimely representative of a country and its people awash in strife and insurgency.' Kirkus

'An invaluable and deeply moving testimony to resistance ... this work clamours for liberty and turns its back not only on tyranny but on religious division' Independent

'A remarkable collection' The Art Newspaper