08 August 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.

"Night in Hamdan" printed by Lisa Beth Robinson. Text by Saadi Yousef, translation by Khaled Mattawa, image by Owen Beckmann.

"Books Exploding" printed by Katrina Rodabaugh.

"The Twisted" printed by Janet Rodney.

"Letterpress Suppressed" printed by John Say and Sheena Valley.

"A Moment" printed by Greg Shattenberg. Text by Saadi Yousef, translated by Khaled Mattawa.

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