Into Egypt…

I recently had the honor of participating in an artistic project created by the beautiful and brilliant Palestinian-American poet Suheir Hammad and directed by the wonderfully creative Director Waleed Zaiter. The visual rendition of Suheir’s poem speaks to the courage and resilience not just of the Egyptians, who took to the streets to demand change but to that of all of our brothers and sisters on the continent, who day in and day out risk their lives and livelihoods to fight for a better tomorrow and future for their children and children’s children. Into Egypt makes me think of the Safia Ishaq’s, Mohamed Bouazizi’s and Ken Saro-wiwa’s of this world and of the resilience and courage of their loved ones and allies as well…

Check it out here….

love and courage
nisrin

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