Creative resistance

The Besieged Flower Seller

The Besieged Flower Seller

(Duma, Rif Dimashq) Nour, a student of economics at the University of Damascus, used to sell flowers in …

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Tamarind: Irony and Humor Resisting Dictatorship

Tamarind: Irony and Humor Resisting Dictatorship

Simulating the Syrians status quo, and bearing witness to the divisions caused by the challenges of the revolution …

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Ghatfan Ghannoum: “There is no creativity without freedom”

Ghatfan Ghannoum: “There is no creativity without freedom”

Fear of individual repercussions has dissuaded many Syrians from joining the Syrian revolution. For some however, the ongoing …

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Kafranbel: a paradigm of creative storytelling (Part 2/2)

Kafranbel: a paradigm of creative storytelling (Part 2/2)

As international attention focuses on military escalation, geopolitical factors and the spread of Daesh (also known as the …

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Kafranbel: a paradigm of creative storytelling (Part 1/2)

Kafranbel: a paradigm of creative storytelling (Part 1/2)

Kafranbel, also known as “the little Syrian town that could”, is a powerful symbol that SyriaUntold considers crucial for a better …

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Syria and the emergence of grassroots artistic production

Syria and the emergence of grassroots artistic production

Of all the changes crystallizing around the ideals of the Arab uprisings, the ones that are unquestionably positive …

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