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Holograms Bring the Grim Reality of the Syrian Civil War to America

'Holograms from Syria' puts grisly war images in a hauntingly familiar context.
Andrew Nunes
7.17.17
360 video
360 video

Paralyzed by a Sniper, a Young Syrian Refugee Now Dreams in Virtual Reality

Hybrid documentary 'Bashir's Dream' tells the story of Qusai Bashir Masaama, who was shot in the back by a sniper at 10 years old.
Nathaniel Ainley
4.14.17
News
News

Syria's Academy Award-Winning Cinematographer Was Barred From Entering the U.S. | Last Week in Art

Plus, Leonardo da Vinci’s 'Adoration of the Magi' returned to Florence after a six-year restoration effort.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.27.17
Gaming
Gaming

The Horrors of Mass Death Are Visualized in This VR Experience

Ali Eslami’s latest award-winning immersive simulation does powerful things with data.
Kelsey Lannin
1.9.17
Film
Film

A Curator Spent 9 Days Filming the Syrian Civil War From His Aleppo Apartment Window

Art curator and photographer Issa Touma talks about shooting the footage that became the Syrian war documentary ‘9 Days - From My Window in Aleppo’.
DJ Pangburn
1.4.17
Art
Art

'Aleppo Bathhouse': One American Artist’s Personal Response to the Syrian Crisis

As Syria crumbles from five years of civil war, an American artist recreates a piece of a place she once called home.
Catherine Chapman
12.15.16
Art
Art

How an Artist Used Recovered Sandals to Mourn the Refugee Crisis

Romuald Hazoumè’s 'All in the Same Boat' depicts the odds stacked against refugees.
Taylor Lindsay
9.17.16
Art
Art

When Artwork Survives Catastrophe

From 9/11 to Islamic State pillaging, historical events literally shaped these artworks.
Kara Weisenstein
9.11.16
Art
Art

You Need to Be Looking at 'Pokémon Go in Syria'

Put your phone down: photographer Khaled Akil places Pokémon characters in destroyed Syrian streets as a reminder for a world lost behind the screen.
Francesca Capossela
7.28.16
Art
Art

The Children of Refugee Camps Explore Their Identities Through a Photography Initiative

Through a unique program, Syrian and Jordanian children are given a creative voice through classes on photography
Eva Recinos
6.26.16
Art
Art

How Artists Are Addressing the Syrian Refugee Crisis

Artists from Banksy to Ai Weiwei are creating works that address the refugee crisis, but where do we draw the line between raising awareness and exploitation?
Mike Steyels
4.16.16
Art
Art

To Fight ISIS, Art Dealers & Archaeologists Join Forces

Archaeologists and the art trade had never been friends. Then ISIS happened.
Catherine Chapman
3.11.16