Artists, aid agencies work to help vulnerable Syrian refugee children
Covered in splashes of paint in every colour of the rainbow, Robison encourages a nine-year-old Syrian girl named Zeinab to express her future dreams through painting on a recycled tent tarp. “I am drawing a bird flying in the air. To me, it represents …
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The Soundtrack of the Syrian Resistance
In the words of Syrian pianist Malek Jandali, “Dictators, in general, are fearful of art and music, because it’s the search for truth and beauty.” In an interview with Syria Untold, Jandali describes, how Syrian art was controlled by the ruling family …
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Theatre transforms trauma into art for Syrian women actors in ‘The Trojan Women’
On stage at the National Centre for Culture and Arts in Amman, Jordan the cast of SYRIA: The Trojan Women depicts an adaptation of the ancient Greek story depicted by the playwright Euripides. Image: UNHCR. But of course the genius of ‘Trojan Women’ is …
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Syria’s art heritage: Forgotten victims of the conflict
Malu Halasa: “I think people should realise that Syria, Damascus and Aleppo are both considered the oldest inhabited cities in the world, so the archaeological treasures, the architectural treasures are ancient and ageless. People don’t realise that …
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