The National publishes two features on LAAF

The National has published two features on this year’s Liverpool Arab Arts Festival:

Eating the Copper Apple: an ode to displacement and identity
Layla Maghribi
“My body may be here but my soul is in Syria.” The opening line of lisa luxx’s Eating the Copper Apple is a poignant distillation of the emotional journey traversed by the British and Syrian poet in her latest performance.

Liverpool Arab Arts Festival returns for its longest run yet
Layla Maghribi
“Liverpool Arab Arts Festival (LAAF), the UK’s longest-running festival of Arab arts and culture, has returned for its 23rd edition with a multi-artform programme of live and online events.”

Image: Eating the Copper Apple courtesy of lisa luxx