2.19.2014 – Today, I don’t want to make you think…

… I just want you to look (and read a bit). Mahmood Daoud is a Syrian painter. I first met him and saw his work in 392RMEIL393 at the opening of “In the Emptiness”. Mahmood became good company to have … Continue reading

Please, read this and consider helping in one or more ways

Apologies for the long wait. There really has been a lot to do lately! I will get back on track shortly, but in the mean time (somewhat outside the sphere of Intraweaving) please give some time and care to the rebuilding and restocking of this historic library in Tripoli, Lebanon, as its deadline to fulfillment is approaching and it is just close enough to make the cut!


The following is an email I received two days ago, with the approaching deadline of a crowdfunding project to reconstruct an old library in Tripoli, Lebanon, which was burned down in early January. I invite everyone to read it and give the time that they can to help the individual behind this.
Dear Saba,
I’m sure you’ve heard, or read, Tripoli’s Library and 2nd largest library in Lebanon, was torched on January 3 in an overnight act of violence, where 25,000+ of rare historical books and manuscripts were lost. While communities have come together, from Lebanon to the United States, to organize book drives to help restock the library, the library needs financial support to be rebuilt and restocked with its rare collection.
Father Ibrahim Surouj, the owner of the library, is working in collaboration with Zoomaal (the Arab crowdfunding platform aimed at promoting Arab Creativity and Innovation) and Global Shapers…

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