What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab Spring?
Five years ago, Egyptian security forces opened fire on a protest tent city in Cairo, killing at least 800. What led to that day was an extraordinarily tumultuous few years in Egypt: the Arab Spring, the coming to power of a Muslim Brotherhood president, a coup, and the emergence of a new soldier strongman. Nick Schifrin talks with “Into the Hands of the Soldiers” author David Kirkpatrick. Continue Reading What Happened To Egypt’s Hope Since The Arab Spring?
Jean Guerrero’s “Crux” is the odyssey of a daughter in search of herself as she comes to terms with her own mentally ill father. Amna Nawaz talks with the author, who is also a journalist for KPBS, about how she told her own family’s story. Continue Reading A Journalist’s Journey, Guided By Curiosity For Her Father’s Illness
When artist Trevor Paglen looks up at the night sky, there’s beauty and wonder, but also a planet completely transformed by humans into a “landscape of surveillance.” His new exhibition at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, “Sites Unseen,” offers a new way to look at very familiar landscapes. Jeffrey Brown reports on Paglen’s latest obsession: how artificial intelligence is reshaping imagery. Continue Reading In A World Full Of Surveillance, This Artist Stares Back