Drawing Blood: Art, Politics and Journalism فن, سياسة و صحافة
Monday April 11, 2016West Hall A, 6:00 PM
Event organized by the Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES) and co-sponsored by Graphic Design, Media Studies, English and CASAR
Molly Crabapple is an artist and writer in New York. Her memoir, Drawing Blood, was published in December 2015. Called "An emblem of the way art can break out of the gilded gallery" by the New Republic, she has used art and writing to cover Guantanamo Bay, Abu Dhabi's migrant labor camps, the Syrian refugee crisis, Gaza, Iraqi Kurdistan and US prisons. Crabapple is a contributing editor for VICE and has written for publications including The New York Times, Paris Review, and Vanity Fair. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art.