The way a language flows with bodily and facial expressions is so unique and revealing of the human experience in a particular place and time.
August 4th, 2021 marks the one-year anniversary of the devastating explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. Today, artists are still demanding change.
This collection from Elyssar Press features the work of 21 artists, poets, professors, and activists, who together are exploring the theme of how—in the words of Dr. Mitri Raheb—“art is a necessity” and “a political tool.”
The Beirut Call is a collection of first-hand accounts by artists, scholars, and activists exploring the aftermath of the Beirut port explosion on August 4th of 2020.