Columnist Safa Samiezade’-Yazd looks back on music videos of 2012 that spoke to the spirit of Arab uprisings.
Safa Samiezade’-Yazd on the power of protest signs and the concise, author-less slogans they bear.
TheArt21 Blog’s newest column debuts today!
Safa Samiezade’-Yazd looks at female identity in Middle Eastern art through “the one object that encapsulates and defines the average Muslim woman” to Western eyes: the veil.
Samiezade’-Yazd responds to Egyptian-American writer Mona El Tahawy’s controversial article “Why Do They Hate Us?” published in Foreign Policy magazine this week.
In the wake of the Arab Spring, Middle East region artists are learning to abandon fear and work for safety of expression in burgeoning public spaces.
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