Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here
On View July 11 through October 5, 2013
Al-Mutanabbi Street Starts Here assembles artists’ responses to the tragic March 5, 2007, bombing that resulted in the destruction of Al-Mutanabbi Street, a cultural and intellectual hub in Baghdad. This important and timely exhibition will be held in five New York City cultural venues from mid-June to late September 2013. Featuring approximately 250 artists’ books and 50 broadside (prints) by artists from around the world, the traveling exhibition and was co-organized by Beau Beausoleil, founder of the Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition, and scholar Sarah Bodman, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Fine Print Research in Bristol, UK.