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Touring Festival Provides 

Meeting Point For West Asian Artists

By Maymanah Farhat

WALID RAAD, I Think It Would Be Better I Could Weep, 2004, DVD, 6 min 30 sec. Courtesy the artist and the Atlas Group Archives.

West Asian artists working in new media received a boost in recent months at the fifth installment of the traveling contemporary arts festival Meeting Points. Premiering in November in Minya, the festival first toured North Africa with stops in Cairo and Rabat, then traveled to Amman, Beirut, Damascus and Ramallah before closing in Berlin and…

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