Posts Tagged: Iraq

National Museum of Iraq. Image: Dave Malkoff

And then there were three: Iraqi artist Hanaa Malallah exposes the disappearance of Baghdad’s galleries

Royal advocates and oil wealth has nourished art in the Gulf States. The revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia have unleashed a wave of dissident images. Iran produces cutting-edge cinema. So what is happening in Iraq? While a despotic regime is

National Museum of Iraq. Image: Dave Malkoff

And then there were three: Iraqi artist Hanaa Malallah exposes the disappearance of Baghdad’s galleries

Royal advocates and oil wealth has nourished art in the Gulf States. The revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia have unleashed a wave of dissident images. Iran produces cutting-edge cinema. So what is happening in Iraq? While a despotic regime is

Dreams of Sparrows

‘Bush is like my father’: Reel Iraq opening film Dreams of Sparrows revisits the contradictions of 2003 Baghdad

With a civil war in Syria and uprisings across the Arab world, the invasion of Iraq and its backdrop, the US ‘War on Terror’, can sometimes seem to belong to another era.  But Haydar Mousa Daffar’s ‘The Dreams of Sparrows’,

Dreams of Sparrows

‘Bush is like my father’: Reel Iraq opening film Dreams of Sparrows revisits the contradictions of 2003 Baghdad

With a civil war in Syria and uprisings across the Arab world, the invasion of Iraq and its backdrop, the US ‘War on Terror’, can sometimes seem to belong to another era.  But Haydar Mousa Daffar’s ‘The Dreams of Sparrows’,

Coming up: Syria Speaks, Iranian shadows, exclusive film screening

Writing: Syria Speaks Making sense of what is happening in Syria right now can be difficult, so the Southbank Centre has drafted in three Syrian writers to help interpret the situation. Famed Arabic novelist Nihad Sirees, whose first English language

Coming up: Syria Speaks, Iranian shadows, exclusive film screening

Writing: Syria Speaks Making sense of what is happening in Syria right now can be difficult, so the Southbank Centre has drafted in three Syrian writers to help interpret the situation. Famed Arabic novelist Nihad Sirees, whose first English language

Image: Iraqi regugees in Damascus, by Bradley Secker

Interview: Bradley Secker on Kutmaan and photographing the personal and political in the Middle East

 “Of course there’s an element of danger and risk about working in Syria, but it’s relative,” Bradley Secker argues. “Why should I just stay in the USA or Australia or the EU?” The British photographer’s move to the Turkish border

Image: Iraqi regugees in Damascus, by Bradley Secker

Interview: Bradley Secker on Kutmaan and photographing the personal and political in the Middle East

 “Of course there’s an element of danger and risk about working in Syria, but it’s relative,” Bradley Secker argues. “Why should I just stay in the USA or Australia or the EU?” The British photographer’s move to the Turkish border

The Narcicyst Rapper

Rap and the Arab Spring: Three rappers wax lyrical

(L-R) Libyan Ibn Thabit, Iraqi-Canadian The Narcicyst and Egyptian El-Deeb took the stage at the University of East London last night to talk about what role rap played in the Arab uprisings that continue to sweep through the Middle East

The Narcicyst Rapper

Rap and the Arab Spring: Three rappers wax lyrical

(L-R) Libyan Ibn Thabit, Iraqi-Canadian The Narcicyst and Egyptian El-Deeb took the stage at the University of East London last night to talk about what role rap played in the Arab uprisings that continue to sweep through the Middle East

Art made in response to war in Iraq by kennardphillips

Art for political change

kennardphillipps is a collaboration working since 2002 to produce art in response to the invasion of Iraq.  In a new exhibition at London’s Mosaic Rooms, with Iraqi artist Hanaa’ Malallah, they will use up-to-date archives of press photography and digital print

Art made in response to war in Iraq by kennardphillips

Art for political change

kennardphillipps is a collaboration working since 2002 to produce art in response to the invasion of Iraq.  In a new exhibition at London’s Mosaic Rooms, with Iraqi artist Hanaa’ Malallah, they will use up-to-date archives of press photography and digital print