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Revolution

“Through Their Eyes” D.C. Photo Exhibition

“Through Their Eyes” D.C. Photo Exhibition

In a small art gallery, in a peaceful courtyard off 31st Street in the Georgetown neighborhood of Washington, D.C., vivid and sometimes heartbreaking... Read more

Uprising: Paint + Piano

Uprising: Paint + Piano

Press play and let your imagination fly with this beautiful collaboration… Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play... Read more

“Now That We Have Tasted Hope” by Khaled Mattawa

“Now That We Have Tasted Hope” by Khaled Mattawa

Listen to Libyan poet and recent winner of the Academy of American Poets Fellowship Khaled Mattawa read his latest for the revolution in Libya on BBC’s... Read more

MUSIC: Khalas (Enough) Mixtape Vol. 1

MUSIC: Khalas (Enough) Mixtape Vol. 1

Even Gaddafi can’t stop the music coming out of this powerful and inevitable revolution. This post was originally drafted to link here, but the... Read more

“Also Libya” by Suheir Hammad

“Also Libya” by Suheir Hammad

also libya no one tells you if anyone does you do not listen anyway if you do still you do not understand no one tells you how to be free there is fire... Read more

Hisham Matar on Writing and Revolution

Hisham Matar on Writing and Revolution

What prompted The New Yorker to publish Libyan author Hisham Matar’s short story “Naima” just days before the revolution began in Cairo... Read more

“What is to Give Light” by Yahia Lababidi

“What is to Give Light” by Yahia Lababidi

What is to Give Light What is to give light must endure burning, a man once said Another man became the matchstick that set a nation aflame But fire, and... Read more

VIDEO: #Jan25 Egypt

VIDEO: #Jan25 Egypt

The revolution is being televised, photographed and rapped about. It all comes together in this Sami Matar-produced track from Omar Offendum, The Narcicyst,... Read more

“Into Egypt” by Suheir Hammad

“Into Egypt” by Suheir Hammad

tunisians started it. egyptians followed. palestinian-american suheir hammad wrote to it. we have to remind one another that art endures. we hope you... Read more