The Markaz Review recommends the following exhibitions, on now in Paris, New York, Montpellier, London, Marseille and Beirut.
In these stories from his impassioned memoir, Steve Sabella works to decolonize the mind and liberate his identity.
For April's column, music critic Melissa Chemam looks longingly at the legend of Lebanon's diva.
Ara Oshagan I am walking along the narrow and labyrinthine Armenian neighborhoods of Bourj Hammoud in Beirut—spaces with names like Nor (new) Marash, Nor Sis, Nor Yozgat. These are the… Continue reading Displaced: From Beirut to Los Angeles to Beirut
Wajdi Mouawad has shaken Western theatre out of its rigid rules, bringing a dream-infused approach, odes to childhood's energy and a sense of adventure, rooted in his Lebanese culture and fascination for great Greek tragedies.
In this wide-ranging essay, the writer revisits life before and after the civil war, participates in Lebanon's revolution, imagines the country's monetary implosion, and contemplates the Port of Beirut explosion—all while weighing the social terms of Lebanon's political renewal.