Art and Poetry for Palestinian History

An art installation by Emily Jacir, titled ‘Memorial to 418 Palestinian Villages which were destroyed, depopulated, and occupied by Israel in 1948′. A refugee tent embroidered with the names of the 418 Palestinian villages. The tragedy of the Nakba is a continuous cause of distress, sadness, and frustration.  And so, I wanted to share the voices … More Art and Poetry for Palestinian History

Isabelle Eberhardt, Abandoning 19th Century Society for Unknown Desert Sands

Born in 1897, Isabelle Eberhardt was a complex and intriguing figure. From childhood she was homeschooled by her staunch non-conformist father, alongside her brother, where they were taught several languages including classical Arabic, ensuring his children were enquiring polyglots, with remarkable attitudes to dress and social acceptability, Isabelle was encouraged to dress as a boy, … More Isabelle Eberhardt, Abandoning 19th Century Society for Unknown Desert Sands