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An ode to 51 lost children: Fellows Friday with Bahia Shehab

An ode to 51 lost children: Fellows Friday with Bahia Shehab

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On November 17, 2012, in a village in Assuit-Egypt, a train crashed into a school bus killing 51 children. These kinds of accidents have always been brushed aside as random acts of chance. The minister of transportation resigned as a result, and the families of the children were compensated financially. There was a huge public outcry []

Bahia Shehab’s newest evolutions of ‘no’

Bahia Shehab’s newest evolutions of ‘no’

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Two years ago, Lebanese-Egyptian artist and historian Bahia Shehab was invited to join an exhibit commemorating 100 years of Islamic art in Europe. The catch: she had to use Arabic script in her work. “As an artist, a woman, an Arab and a human being living in the year 2010, I only had one thing []