Tripoli’s Little Artists: Kun Ensen’s Peacebuilding Project

Sadika Kebbi founded the nonprofit Kun Ensen (Being Human), teaching youth to express themselves through art and public speaking, but the bigger agenda is peacebuilding. Driving up to Tripoli, I’m thinking about the unique Sadika Kebbi and what she’s up to today – her Little Picasso Project. On this gray afternoon in early spring, the […]

Zena El Khalil’s Unique Artistic Process of Reconciliation

It’s time to start talking about our pain publicly. If we don’t talk, we can’t start the healing,” artist Zena el Khalil told the people gathered to see an exhibition of her work. Photo by: Imad Khachan Wearing a long, simple white frock, she stood in the middle of the recently opened Beit Beirut museum […]

HOME for Guvder – Still Artistically Fresh Nearing 100

After studying in France and Italy, Guvder came back HOME to transmit his passion to a new generation of painters and sculptors. When we consider the works of Jean Guvdérelian, best known by his pseudonym Guvder, we wonder if from now on, we are not condemned to be but amazed in front of this great, gross […]