26 September 2019
Since ancient times, the arts have been an important means of expressing the internal human potentials, and has reached a degree that allows people to express certain positions through their art - including political positions. Some artists have been subjected to penalties for their artistic creations, writing, drawing or songs.
The topics of this type of art are typically about the homeland, suffering, the necessity of resisting the occupier, addressing the toiling classes, and other subjects often absent in the official Arab media.
This week’s Arabic Language Café will discuss this concept through the following talking points: