Artists and cultural organizations have been contributing to the post-disaster relief efforts despite their own needs for support.
Dounia and the Princess of Aleppo (2022) is screening in New York this month to benefit earthquake relief in Syria.
Felekşan Onar reimagines refugees as birds in search of utopia.
The 7.8-magnitude quake has killed at least 2,600 people and destroyed a 2nd-century castle, among other landmarks.
Borrowing the model of the palimpsest, George’s The Umayyad Mosque of Damascus: Art, Faith and Empire in Early Islam takes the reader on a vivid tour of the renowned mosque’s history, meaning, and significance.
The discovery marks the first major archaeological discovery since the beginning of Syria’s civil war.
The museum forgets that it is already a violent graveyard of colonial-era cultural trophies removed from their homelands under dubious circumstances.
Bryan Zanisnik’s “Silk Monument” features archival images to honor the contributions of Syrian and Armenian migrants who worked in New Jersey silk mills.
Life in Palmyra did not stop in the third century but has gone on more or less continuously at the site for the 1,700 years since.
Khaled Al-Asaad was beheaded in 2015 after refusing to lead ISIS to ancient artifacts from Palmyra that he had hidden in a secure location.
Syrian director Feras Fayyad, whose film The Cave is nominated for Best Documentary Feature, is the latest high-profile artist experiencing visa troubles.
Matthew Schrier, who was captured by Al-Nusra Front in 2012, is accusing Qatar Islamic Bank of directly funding a charity that funneled money to terrorist groups in Syria.