In partnership with Amnesty International UK, Molly and Marwan – appearing by video link, will be joined in conversation with journalist Paul Mason. The event will be held at the Human Rights Action Center at 17-25 New Inn Yard, starting at 18:30. RSVP is highly encouraged as seats are filling up fast.
Molly will return to the venerable Shakespeare & Co. on May 31st at 7:00 pm to speak about Brothers of the Gun with Marwan who will be joining in by video link. RSVPs are highly encouraged. Shakespeare & Co. is located at 37 Rue de la Bûcherie right off the Seine.
Bant Magazine has put together an exhibition of Molly’s ink illustrations that will be on display in their Bant Mag Havuz/Bina at Caferaga mah. Kadife sok. 26 Kadıköy until June 15th. On June 3rd at 17:00 Molly and Marwan will talk about Brothers of the Gun together in person (for the first time during the tour). The presentation will be followed by an open Q&A. RSVP encouraged.
We are honored to announce that Molly’s second book, a collaboration with Syrian author and journalist Marwan Hisham is out today, May 15th. You can order copies here or from amazon or your local bookstore or anywhere books are sold.
On Tuesday we’re joining forces with the Brooklyn Public Library to celebrate the release of Brothers of the Gun, and the start of their corresponding show, ‘Syria In Ink‘ an exhibition of the paintings from the book. This will also be the start of Molly’s book tour for Brothers of the Gun which will have her visiting LA, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, New York, Washington DC, London, Paris, and Boston. (Full details here).
poster in the Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch lobby
The event and installation will be at the Brooklyn Public Library Central Branch at 10 Grand Army Plaza.
We will start he evening at 7:30 pm with an Author Talk. Molly will be joined in conversation by the renowned and poet, novelist, translator and scholar Sinan Antoon. They will speak about the subjects covered in Brothers of the Gun and the process behind its creation.
An audio tour will also be available to visitors that presents author Marwan Hisham’s stories behind the images and in his own voice.
Molly flips through the pages of Brothers of the Gun
Syria In Ink will be on display in the Brooklyn Public Library through June 30th
Molly has a new essay out in 3am Magazine charting the Arabic influences in the formation of Puerto Rico.
There is no victor but God. This calligraphy (copied, unread, from the Nasirids’ Alhambra, brought over, un-comprehended, as decoration for a French restaurant on a hurricane-gutted island) might just be the best epitaph for our age. Who wins, really, in the end?… Who built the thing that lasts? Or are the winners merely those who find their most cherished mottos repurposed as ornament, in glazes of blue and emerald, glazed over by bored tourists’ eyes?
Full article here.