Articles tagged "Multimedia"
Eliseu Cavalcante is a Brazilian photographer based in New York. In July 2013, Cavalcante traveled to Mato Grosso do Sul in Brazil to capture the land-rights struggle of the Terena, an indigenous tribe. The resulting project, Esperança Terena, aims to bring awareness about the issue of indigenous land rights in Brazil. During the height of occupations to reclaim territory that traditionally belonged to them, Cavalcante traveled to the Esperança ranch...
The Shade of the Tenth Coconut Tree
Photo: Sharon May, “Coconut Trees, Battambang, Cambodia” (2010) Known as the “Master Poet of the Sangkae River,” Kong Bunchheoun credits the river of his native Battambang as the source of his livelihood as a writer. “The Shade of the Tenth Coconut Tree” is one of several songs he wrote for Sinn Sisamouth. According to Kong Bunchheoun’s memoirs, this particular lyric was written during a low point in his life; his mother had died, he had...
Writing the Lives of Gaza: Video Interview with Atef Abu Saif
Palestinian writer Atef Abu Saif, a finalist for the 2015 International Prize for Arabic Fiction, joined Words without Borders via Skype to read from his work and discuss the importance of writing the Palestinian experience beyond politics.