Warscapes Weekly, March 1, 2012

This week, WARSCAPES presents:


RETROSPECTIVE: Eritrea

Warscapes' month-long retrospective on Eritrea continues with The Freedom of Writer, Ghirmai Negash's 1992 speech (turned into an essay) about the crisis of artistic expression in the African continent. 


 

CONVERSATIONS & ART

Warscapes guages the new phase of violence in Iraq through the prism of medicine, visiting Médecins Sans Frontières ground-breaking recontructive surgery unit. A photo essay by JB Russell and an interview with an Iraqi surgeon

 

 
REVIEWS

Shaun Randol reviews our featured cover artist Emna Zghal's solo exhibit, Plato/Pineapple currently showing at Miyako Yoshinaga art prospects in New York City.


 
 
 
AN EVENING OF POETRY 

On March 6th, Tuesday Warscapes will host a poetry reading event in New York City featuring poets from Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia. Readings by Ali Jimale Ahmed, Solomon Deressa and Charles Cantalupo.