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Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline by Malu Halasa Online



Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline

Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline

  • Title: Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline
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  • ISBN : 9780863567872
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 328 pages


In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defenceagainst tyranny Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined toreclaim their dignity, freedom and self expression Itshowcases the work of over fifty artists and writers whoare challenging the culture of violence in Syria Theirliterature, poems and songs, cartoons, political postersand photographs document and In Syria, culture has become a critical line of defenceagainst tyranny Syria Speaks is a celebration of a people determined toreclaim their dignity, freedom and self expression Itshowcases the work of over fifty artists and writers whoare challenging the culture of violence in Syria Theirliterature, poems and songs, cartoons, political postersand photographs document and interpret the momentouschanges that have shifted the frame of reality so drasticallyin Syria.Moving and inspiring, Syria Speaks is testament to thecourage, creativity and imagination of the Syrian people.A unique anthology providing a window into Syrian art andwriting since the uprising Contributors includeinternationally renowned artists and writers, such asAli Ferzat, Samar Yazbek, Khaled Khalifa and Robin Yassin Kassab.The book includes 108 colour illustrations


Author Malu Halasa




Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Frontline Reviews (10)

  • It took me a while to settle on a rating for this book I actually didn t enjoy reading it, as I found much of its content disturbing and overly immersive, in the sense that I am already surrounded by many who are directly affected by the Syrian conflict Many times I found myself attempting to race t [..]

  • Politics, religion, and geography of the Middle East are important, butI think there s a danger of creating an incomplete picture when these issues dominate the discourse and create the primary narrative we receive from the media.I ve also noticed that art is often portrayed as a response to cultura [..]

  • The atrocity of the Syrian civil war Is depicted by haunting illustration of artists like Sulafa Hijazi A must read [..]

  • Halasa follows the stories of Syrians through the atrocities since the Revolution began in March 2011 resulting from the downward spiral of cultural conflict, and the emergence of armed Muslim groups Bashar al Asad s regime saw this as a great threat against their reign, responding with brute milita [..]

  • Affecting collection from this troubled country. [..]

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