Review Syria Speaks

Lovisa Ulrika Berg

Abstract


With the escalation of violence in Syria the number of books on the country has escalated too. What makes Syria Speaks: Art and Culture from the Front Line stand out is the focus on culture and contemporary art as a means of dealing with the ongoing conflict. Placed in its proper context Syria Speaks reveals both the creativity of Syrian culture and some of the ways in which its artists and writers have used art (and most likely will continue to use it) to convey strong political messages.

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