August 9, 2019Through her cartoons, Syrian woman Amani al-Ali has boldly challenged traditions to comment on life in the anti-regime bastion, and to condemn seeming international indifference to civilian deaths.
May 30, 2019For generations, her husband’s family managed the iconic Baron Hotel in northern Syria, but after years of war the inn is empty and Rubina Mazloumian says she is too tired to carry on.
The Baron Hotel was once the fanciest in Aleppo, Syria’s second city, visited by a long list of celebrated names.
But after four years of civil...
October 12, 2018Cuban artist Tania Bruguera's latest interactive installation at Tate Modern is made from a heat-sensitive material. The pieces can only be revealed by people collectively touching the floor, demonstrating people must work together to solve society's problems.
April 11, 2016The director of Russia's renowned Hermitage Museum, which has an important collection of sculptures from Palmyra, has offered its expertise to help restore the ancient Syrian city retaken by President Bashar al-Assad's forces from the Islamic State group.