Activities & Projects

08-05-2015
The Beirut Ideas – Culture amid war: the Syrian experiment
May 8, 6:30 PM
Dawawine, Gemmayzé (TBC) 

Since the eruption of the conflict in Syria, many Syrians have chosen arts as a channel to express their feelings, after forty years of oppression and four years of war. The works of Syrian artists are a reflection of history, of suffering, of doubts but they also carry a glimpse of hope and an opportunity to live, for a moment, in a different, more peaceful environment. The panel will highlight remarkable Syrian artistic experiences and discuss the importance of arts and culture at times of war.

Presentation of creative art works by Syrian artists since 2011, with Ali Atassi (Bidayyat – Syria), Ziad Majed (American University of Paris – Lebanon) and Sana Yazigi (Creative Memory – Syria).  Moderated by Reem Maghribi (Sharq – Syria)