Ten Years After: Syrian Artists Reflect on the Anniversary of the Syrian Uprising

Author
Lyne Sneige, Lara Haddad, Maymanah Farhat, Kevork Mourad
Content Type
Video
Institution
Middle East Institute (MEI)
Abstract
Marking the launch of the MEI Art Gallery exhibit, In This Moonless Black Night: Syrian Art After the Uprising, MEI is pleased to host a conversation exploring how Syrian artists in exile have addressed the hope, trauma and displacement of the past decade through their art. Among the 14 participating artists, US-based artists Lara Haddad, Essma Imady and Kevork Mourad, as well as curator and writer Maymanah Farhat, will reflect on their artistic practice and the personal experiences that influenced their work over the past 10 years. They'll also examine how the exhibit's diverse imagery and media helps shape our understanding of the magnitude and complexity of the past decade with beauty, grace and humanity. Lyne Sneige, director of MEI's Arts and Culture Center, will moderate the discussion followed by Q&A .
Topic
Arts, Culture, Media, Syrian War, Memory
Political Geography
Middle East, Syria
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