How Arab Art Collectives Are Using the Internet to Cross Borders

Roisin Tapponi

December 9, 2020

Artists, academics and activists are mobilizing digital collectives to address racism that exists within Arab communities & marginalized groups in Asia & North Africa. These platforms have widened the scope of collaborative creative practice, mobilizing communities through self-representation.
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