Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: ‘I Exist’ photo exhibition reviewed

Electronic Intifada, 19th June 2013 In a very different set of images, Jerusalem-based photographer Tanya Habjouqa documents the 2009 Arab Bodybuilding Championships in Amman, Jordan: dubbed the “Gaza Martyrs Tournament” … Continue reading

June 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

Forensics, denial, Rios Montt, Green Lines and ratshit

Last Monday I had the privilege of seeing Eyal Weizman deliver the 2013 Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture at Manchester Metropolitan University. Tom, in case you don’t know, was a young … Continue reading

April 27, 2013 · 1 Comment

International Women’s Day – Tahrir Square

A beautiful, inspiring poster from the fight against sexual violence and for women’s place in Egyptian – and all – societies:

March 5, 2013 · 2 Comments

Women and the Egyptian Revolution

This evening’s bit of leftie tourism took me to the Resistance Centre on Swanston Street, one of the network of bookshop/infocentre/meeting venues, associated with Socialist Alliance, to be found around … Continue reading

March 15, 2011 · 1 Comment