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While the profession of Iraq and its aftermath has obtained media and political realization, we all know little or no concerning the daily lives of Iraqis. Iraqi males, girls, and kids will not be in basic terms passive sufferers of violence, susceptible recipients of repressive regimes, or bystanders in their country’s destruction. within the face of threat and trauma, Iraqis proceed to manage, getting ready nutrients, sending their kids to college, socializing, telling jokes, and dreaming of a higher destiny. in the realm of mind's eye and artistic expression, the editors locate that many Iraqi artists haven't basically survived yet have additionally sought therapeutic.

In we're Iraqis, Al-Ali and Al-Najjar exhibit written and visible contributions through Iraqi artists, writers, poets, filmmakers, photographers, and activists. individuals discover the way in which Iraqis keep, subvert, and bring artwork and activism as methods of dealing with depression and resisting chaos and destruction. the 1st anthology of its type, we're Iraqis brings into concentration the multitude of ethnicities, religions, and stories which are all a part of Iraq.

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