Posts Tagged ‘Khalil Joreige’

In the early 1960s, some twenty-something enthusiasts in Lebanon started building remarkably sophisticated rockets. These rockets made it as far up as the International Space Station is today, and even the United States and Soviet Union had to pay attention. The Lebanese Rocket Society was the brainchild of Manoug Manougian, a 25-year-old math and physics […]

War sells. After a war, first come the United Nations, and then the curators,” said Ziad Antar, a Lebanese artist living in France. “Lebanon has seen many wars, but there’s more to the country than that.” Alice Pfeiffer conducts a special report for the New York Times More there may be, but when political conflict […]