Posts by Michael Liguori

Spotlighting the Refugee Crisis in Ai Weiwei’s Human Flow

Children and their families end up in makeshift tents in Lebanon refugee camp after fleeing Syria conflict.

There’s an expression in Arabic, khallyh yballt albahar, which translates to, “let him lay tiles on the seafloor,” and is usually said when someone insists on going through with a bad idea they’ve been warned against. I thought of the phrase as I sat down to watch Ai Weiwei’s new film, Human Flow. In it,…

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