Things to chew over: In the Absence of Our Mothers makes histories of displacement uncomfortably felt
The importance of art in war zones
From Berlin to Beirut; from attacks on arts spaces to the birth of a daughter: the year in review
A round-up of the best current shows in the Lebanese capital
Kaelen Wilson-Goldie considers a collaborative intervention by Suhu Traboulsi and Walid Raad
What happens when contemporary artists take over the tools and methods of the social sciences?
How does refusal come to define responsibility and vice versa?
The problems of funding art during times of revolution
A pivotal moment for public performance in the Arab world – this is the first in a regular series of columns by Beirut-based writer Kaelen Wilson-Goldie