The Arts & Democracy Project presents:
Conference Call on Democracy Movements in Egypt, the Middle East and North Africa
Wednesday, March 2
12:00pm EST/9:00am PST
Audio of the live conference call is now available HERE.
This nation-wide conference call discusses the role of arts and culture in the extraordinary people's movements in Egypt and Libya, and the protests for democracy sweeping across North Africa and the Middle East. Participants share insights on Arab and Arab-American perspectives, and discuss the participation and responses of artists and cultural organizers in the region and in the U.S.
- Dalia Basiouny, writer & theater artist (Egypt)
- Ahmed Issawi, Alwan for the Arts (NYC)
- Khaled Mattawa, poet & professor (Michigan)
Andrea Assaf, Art2Action Inc. and Todd Lester, freeDimensional