Amir ElSaffar
Reviews // 2 Articles

Amir ElSaffar: Alchemy
9 Jan 2014 // 6:30 AM

Amir ElSaffar uses his Middle Eastern approach to pay reverence to the West when really just one hemisphere would have suited him fine.

Amir ElSaffar: Two Rivers
3 Jan 2008 // 3:00 PM

Civilizations clash with harmonious results as this Iraqi-American composer fuses the traditional strains of Arabic folk music with fiery free jazz, creating a powerful tribute to a beautiful culture whose history is obscured by the fog of war.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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