Category: Articles

What Recognition Can Do

There’s a huge power in acknowledgment, recognition and praise, but because we are often uncomfortable with it, we avoid it. And when we avoid it, we rob ourselves and others...

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Can A Blog Make People Happy?

In late October 2012, I enrolled in the 6-week course Introduction to Infographics and Data Visualization with Alberto Cairo, an internationally renowned expert in the field. The course is offered...

Expressing Sexuality Through Art

To commemorate World Sexual Health Day (September 4), an art exhibit entitled “Good Sex/ Bad Sex/ No Sex/ Your Sex” was held at AltCity, in Hamra. “Sexuality is such a...

The Rise of Disaster Capitalism

How To Fight Disaster Capitalism

I watched The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, an insightful 65-minute talk that investigative journalist and author Naomi Klein gave on May 19, 2008 in London, plus a 10-minute interview with Klein, introducing the...

What is sexual harassment?

Speak Up Against Sexual Harassment

This illustration is my contribution to the blogging and tweeting day against sexual harassment and gender-based violence, a call to action on June 20 initiated by activists in Egypt. In Lebanon,...

Green the Grey in Sassine Square

Green The Grey In Sassine Square

On Saturday, June 4, 2011, which coincides with the World Environment Day weekend, Beirut Green Project held a public intervention called Green the Grey in Sassine Square, Achrafieh. The objective...