Posts Tagged ‘Middle East’

M.I.A. – When Democracy Comes To Town

February 6, 2012

Young video warrior Maya isn’t the most exciting performer out there and she certainly isn’t someone whose music I turn to, but she and her crew have gone a bit beyond. This new video of hers has a bit more of a kick to it than what I’m used to from her; what makes it […]

2012 | Music, Video | Tags: , , , , , ,
From the Palestine Note article on Lebanon's refugee situation.

Book Review: ‘With/Without’

November 22, 2011

With/Without by Markus Miessen My rating: 5 of 5 stars With/Without deals primarily with the sectarian codification of space in the Middle East. And like any set of treatises on the Middle East’s urbanity, its architectural growth, it is obsessed with Dubai, that startling jewel in late Capitalism’s crown (and its voyeuristic facets). The book […]

2011 | Book Review | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,