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While the career of Iraq and its aftermath has obtained media and political consciousness, we all know little or no in regards to the daily lives of Iraqis. Iraqi males, girls, and kids aren't purely passive sufferers of violence, weak recipients of repressive regimes, or bystanders in their country’s destruction. within the face of risk and trauma, Iraqis proceed to manage, getting ready foodstuff, sending their youngsters to varsity, socializing, telling jokes, and dreaming of a higher destiny. in the realm of mind's eye and inventive expression, the editors locate that many Iraqi artists haven't in simple terms survived yet have additionally sought therapeutic.

In we're Iraqis, Al-Ali and Al-Najjar exhibit written and visible contributions by way of Iraqi artists, writers, poets, filmmakers, photographers, and activists. members discover the best way Iraqis continue, subvert, and convey artwork and activism as methods of dealing with depression and resisting chaos and destruction. the 1st anthology of its style, we're Iraqis brings into concentration the multitude of ethnicities, religions, and reports which are all a part of Iraq.

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