Tag Archives: Arab Islamic civilization
Is this World War 2? No it is Homs as Assad has re-designed it
The great architect, the inimitable designer and planner of cities, the unique demolisher, the superb wrecker, Assad of Syria has created a masterpiece of ruins Hiroshima cannot vie with. This heap of broken images, this wasteland, this NOTHING, this primordial … Continue reading
There will always be a Syria and a Syrian Revolution
http://therepublicgs.net/2014/02/18/there-will-always-be-a-syria-and-a-syrian-revolution/ By Alisar Iram Mars the bringer of war A great deal of what is being written about the Syrian Revolution at this stage is descriptive and diagnostic. In fact the patient is on the verge of extinction because of … Continue reading
Where to Syria of the Sorrows?
( I consider the following article as one of my most important articles on the Syrian Revolution) I started this article 2 weeks ago, before the convening of Geneva 2 in Switzerland on the 22nd of January. This fact does … Continue reading
Meditation on the destruction of Aleppo, Homs and the Syrian urban centres
Can life spring out of death, can history be reborn out of its ashes, and can heritage be restored? Can a city reduced to debris and melted concrete rise again? Can archaeology exist without archaeology because it has either been … Continue reading
Devastated Old Aleppo revisited in images: Civilization is diminished
All that destroys life and innocence is my enemy. All that unmakes, all that reduces into nothingness or annihilates and obliterates, is my foe and my slayer. All that negates existence or smothers the life forces of man and nature, … Continue reading
Art is Civilization and a civilizing discipline: The Angel of the Trumpet
I must remember that I am an artist. I must remember my paintings, my etchings, my ceramics and my glass sculptures. The sorrows of Syria, the irredeemably harrowing o pain of the children of Syria and my bearing witness to them have almost severed my life-giving relationship … Continue reading
My art and poetry before the Syrian Revolutionm
My art and poetry before the Syrian Revolutionm.