For Sama directors Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts talk to Hyperallergic about turning al-Kateab’s many hours of personal footage into a documentary.
Once artists leave Syria many find that international borders are closed to them as they try to build a professional and creative life in exile.
In the wake of Russian and regime-led airstrikes on the already abused Syrian city of Aleppo, I saw it again: the raised hand, a meme I had been obsessed by during the first street protests of spring 2011.
ISIS’s systematic looting in Syria has captured the world’s attention, but a new study shows they’re not the only ones selling off the country’s cultural heritage.
It’s rare to hear any positive news associated with cultural heritage and Syria these days, but there is a ray of hope.