27 December 2017

Superflex Hospital Equipment Installation Repurposed And Shipped To Syria

SUPERFLEX the Danish collective who have currently taken over the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern have repurposed and donated their Hospital Equipment, installation originally presented at von Bartha, S-chanf in February 2017, to Salamieh Hospital, Syria.

5 July 2016

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Refugee Portraits From Syria, Iran And Iraq Exhibited At The Proud Archivist

July marks the opening of a new photography exhibition in London, highlighting the positive impact of refugees on society from the award-winning photographer and journalist Caroline Irby and Pulitzer nominee Veronique Mistiaen. Portraits of refugees from regions including East DRC, Syria, Iran, Iraq and Somaliland, will be on display, showing when they first felt free in the UK. The event, […]

24 August 2015

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IS Outlaws Destroy World Heritage Site of Palmyra In Syria

Islamic State militants have blown up the Syrian World Heritage site of Palmyra. The ancient temple of Baalshamin, one of the most important ’Silk Road’ ruins, has been reduced to rubble, Syrian officials have confirmed The temple was blown up on Sunday, Syria’s head of antiquities commented. IS took control of Palmyra in May, alerting the community to its imminent destruction.Palmyra is considered one of the ancient […]

19 August 2015

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Prominent Archaeologist Beheaded By IS Militants In Palmyra Syria

Khaled al-Asaad the well respected Archaeologist who worked to preserve the ancient ruins of Palmyra in Syria for over 40 years has been beheaded by Islamic State (IS) militants. Mr al-Asaad, who wrote more than 20 books on Palmyra and the Silk Road had been reportedly held as a hostage for a month by the terrorist organisation, that seized […]

7 June 2015

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Syria Monument Destruction Worst Cultural Disaster Since WW2 Says British Museum

“The latest news reports of fighting in the vicinity of Palmyra fill us with concern as this is a World Heritage Monument and one of the greatest sites in Syria. Any damage or destruction would be a great loss to humanity. In the absence of specific information, it is not yet possible to comment on what has […]

12 March 2014

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Banksy Unveils Artwork To Mark Third Anniversary Of The Syrian Conflict

Quiet since his stint in New York last October, Banksy the Bristol born Street Artist, has unveiled an artwork to mark the third anniversary of the conflict in Syria. The piece reworks his iconic girl with a balloon which will be projected onto a number of landmarks around the world on 13 March. Included in […]