Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: London’s P21 gallery and the ‘Refractions’ show

Electronic Intifada, 5th February 2013 Even more shocking, perhaps, is [Laila Shawa‘s] video work “Gaza Fashion Week,” which shows a woman clad in a jilbab (a loose-fit coat) and headscarf … Continue reading

February 5, 2013 · Leave a comment

New article: Mourid Barghouti reviewed

From Electronic Intifada, 19th April 2012: I didn’t think I was a big fan of the exiled poet Mourid Barghouti until I read I Was Born There, I Was Born … Continue reading

April 20, 2012 · Leave a comment

New article: 10 Highlights of Palestine

Guardian Travel, 18th November 2011 Being woken at 4.30am is rarely a plus. But heard from the Cinema Jenin guesthouse in the city centre, in a cool, clear dawn, the … Continue reading

November 18, 2011 · Leave a comment