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Challenge the Status Quo by Danah Abdulla

Challenge the Status Quo

Artist: Danah Abdulla '12 (MA in Social Design)

An ancient culture has become passive, missing from the mass media and societal discourse.  The creative directors, editors and designers of this region are not given a chance to express themselves. Instead, these roles are given to people of the more modern culture, increasing an adherence to the status quo.

Kalimat is a social, cultural and political quarterly committed to providing an outlet for open expression within the Arab region and its diaspora. It is a visual communication tool that serves to educate both those who read it and work to create it and to increase participation within the cultural/creative scene, providing a platform for Arab creatives to engage in thought and action around ideas, people and business.