Category: Visuals

Typefaces at MoMA

A Look At Typography’s Digital Phase

One of my favorite galleries at the New York Museum of Modern Art were the Architecture and Design galleries. When I visited the Museum in late November 2011, there was...

Lunar Sentence II

When The Moon Speaks

The New York Museum of Modern Art recently acquired Leandro Katz’s 1978/1979 lunar photography (gelatin silver prints), through which he created an alphabet and a message. The decoded sentence reads, “When...

How To Be Suited For Subversion

Suited for Subversion – 2002 Nylon-reinforced PVC, padding, speaker, and pulse reader Ralph Borland South African, born 1974 Exhibited at the New York Museum of Modern Art, this civil-disobedience suit,...

R.S.V.P. I

How Elastic Is The Human Body?

On a recent trip to New York, I visited the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). There I wandered the Museum’s various galleries of permanent collections, and exhibitions, covering paintings, sculptures, drawings,...

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...

Industries Shaping Women's Self-Esteem

Industries Shaping Women’s Self-Esteem

Self-esteem is what a person thinks of their own self-worth. It includes beliefs and emotions, and is reflected by behavior. In today’s world, girls and women are supposed to follow...

Deconstructing Sexual Harassment

One of the challenges of addressing sexual harassment is that it is, to a large extent, hard to define. It could be reduced to “unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual...

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,...