Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

Writing on the wall: Palestine’s graffiti

Posted on: December 5th, 2013 by iainmarlow | No Comments

Toronto Review contributor Daniela Porat discusses the role of graffiti in Israel and Palestine with Adam Heffez, the author of Words and Walls: Social Commentary through Graffiti in Israel and the West Bank. On both sides of the divide, the images offer potent, street-level reminders of tragedy and struggle, historically and in the present day.

The Arab Spring’s real roots

Posted on: April 4th, 2011 by iainmarlow | No Comments

The solidarity and community organization during the days of uncertainty following Egypt’s well-publicized protests were an echo of forms of activism already common in urban Middle Eastern settings.