From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
Dirty gold is the color that smothers every surface of Sara Rahbar’s New York City studio. Disembodied casts of the artist’s own anxiously clenched hands and feet are laid out, clinically, on long tables alongside bullet casings, rifle butts, chains, and other found objects. With the same studied intensity that won her the art world’s lofty recognition for her earlier textiles, Rahbar spent the past two years with her ebony hair pulled back out of her face, hunched over ...Keep Reading »
Danna Lorch is an American writer and editor based in Dubai, focusing on art and pop culture from the Middle East. She holds a graduate degree in Middle Eastern Studies from Harvard University. Recent interviews and features have appeared in ArtSlant, Canvas, Contemporary Practices, The National and other publications. Previously, Danna directed various non-governmental organizations in the Middle East, Africa, and North America. http://dannawrites.com
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