Leah Caldwell

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An Israeli gas station’s expansion into the US is just one of many signs that roadsides are going global.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
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In 1959, the German couple Bernd and Hilla Becher began taking photos of industrial structures. Water towers, gas tanks, blast furnaces – every...
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
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Beirut - On October 6, this past Saturday, Abed Shaheen was waiting at Gate 11 in Beirut’s Rafik Hariri Airport to board a late afternoon Dubai-bound...
Monday, October 8, 2012
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The Beirut-based Dictaphone group specializes in live art and site-specific performances. One of their goals is to uproot popular conceptions of...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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In Amir Taj al-Sir’s novel, The Grub Hunter, we meet Abdullah Farfar, an aspiring novelist. It’s clear that Farfar isn’t the most likely candidate...
Thursday, August 30, 2012
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In Spring 2011, “Amina Arraf,” the blogger behind A Gay Girl in Damascus, was testing the waters for a book deal. Arraf sent chapters of a draft...
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
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Lebanon’s business elite have formed an exclusive committee, the Civic Influence Hub, which hopes to serve as a purveyor of morality and progress for...
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
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Wajdi al-Ahdal’s A Land Without Jasmine depicts the lives of Yemeni women under the ever-watching eyes of men.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
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Seminal photographer Fouad al-Khoury has witnessed through his lens the extraordinary transitions of Beirut in its many forms over the last four...
Friday, August 3, 2012
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Photographers capturing the horrors of war and transporting them to the safe environments of galleries raise questions as to where the boundary of...
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
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