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Art in MENA: A Medium for Activism

This series features artists, filmmakers, dancers, and musicians to highlight the ways artistic expression is an especially powerful medium to provoke public debate and engage with local and international audiences.

For centuries, art has proved a compelling method to bring awareness to critical social and political dynamics. The Art in MENA: A Medium for Activism series features creators from across the Middle East and North Africa region, representing diverse backgrounds and generations, who leverage myriad artforms to highlight the lived realities of people in their societies.