29 July 2016

Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Broadsides

A selection of broadsides from the Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here Coalition collection. This collection is a response from around the world to the March 5, 2007 bombing of Al-Mutanabbi street in Baghdad. A street of booksellers where poets and intellectuals would gather to write, browse, and share ideas.

"Al-Mutanabbi Street" printed by Kelly Nelson.

"I Was in a Hurry" printed by Bonnie Thompson Norman. Text by Dunya Mikail, translated by Elizabeth Winslow, image by Jill Alden Littlewood.

"For Al-Mutanabbi Street" printed bu Megan O'connell. Text by Naomi Shihab Nye.

"Thought Cannot Be Destroyed" printed by Masoud Eftekhari. Text by Khalid al-Maaly.

"Peace (More Rare)" printed by Andy Gossett. Text by Adrian Mahsen.

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