Category Archives: iWrite

Thoughts, poetry, critiques. If I could write for a living, I would.

My article in Hyperallergic: What is and isn’t Art in Saudi Arabia?

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CAT #3 Summary and More

Casual Art Talk #3 Summary and More Topic: We Need to Talk It has been a very hectic month and I apologize for the delay in posting the summary. I am glad I took my time with it though because … Continue reading

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The Social Media Revolution

Hands and eyes off the screen, keyboard, mouse, and phone, starting… NOW! How did it feel? It feels wrong, doesn’t it? We spend more time with our eyes on a screen than we do looking at the rest of the … Continue reading

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The Walls Are Speaking: Cairo Street Art

I’ve noticed street art in Cairo since my last visit in October ’09. It’s refreshing to see such art that is accessible to the public, rather than being hidden in some commercial gallery. Galleries probably don’t want to show work … Continue reading

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I Write.

I Write. Jan 2011  I write. I write because I will not remain silent. Our whole lives, in school, at home, we are told to listen to authoritative figures. Why? Because they’re older. Thankfully, God gave me one of the … Continue reading

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We is Terrorists

For the past 10 days or so, I was researching how Arabs are stereotyped. Has the stereotype changed? The title “We is Terrorists” is not a typo or grammatical error. It is intentional because one of the stereotypes is that … Continue reading

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Learning to Breathe

I’m learning how to rise above all the chaos and broken dreams. I’m learning to [breathe]. I still recall those feelings of hopelessness; feelings that have taken me down a spiral and to a point where I could no longer see … Continue reading

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