Resources: related links
The Cedar Tree Project is one facet within a multi-layered global web of SWANA artists experiences, expressions and perspectives. Here are a few resources and related links:
- Arab.AMP - Online SWANA artist platform: https://www.arabamp.com
- Arab.AMP is a platform for experimental live art and music by artists of the SWANA diaspora and allied communities. Arab.AMP is curated and directed by Leyya Mona Tawil who has worked in the field of performance and music for over 23 years.
- Mizna - SWANA arts organization: https://www.mizna.org
- Mizna is a critical platform for contemporary literature, art, film, and cultural programming centering the work of Southwest Asian and North African artists.
- Arab Museum in Detroit: http://www.arabamericanmuseum.org
- The Arab American National Museum (AANM) is the first and only museum in the United States devoted to Arab American history and culture.
- River Rose re-membrance (ancestral & plantcestral re-membrance): https://www.riverroseremembrance.com
- Our work is dedicated to re-membering, reclaiming, and restoring the original, baladi (local/land-based/indigenous**) ancestral wisdoms and paradigms of practice across our respective communities.
- SWANA hub: https://www.swanaancestralhub.org
- this HUB is our space to share & cross-pollinate pieces of our SWANA re-membrance with you, across our diasporas and homelands and beyond.
- Lebanese research center in North Carolina: https://lebanesestudies.ncsu.edu
- The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies was established as a research and outreach center for the production and dissemination of knowledge about Lebanese immigration to the United States and around the world.
- Tiro Arts Festival in Lebanon: https://tiroarts.com
- NGO in South Lebanon based on volunteering, aims to create free and independent cultural spaces in Lebanon and is carrying out various cultural activities, including International theater, film and musical festivals, theater workshops, film shows and exhibitions.
- International Dance Day Festival in Lebanon: https://www.facebook.com/internationalDancedayfestivallebanon/
- The festival coincides with UNESCO's International Dance Day, which is annually celebrated around the world on April 29. International Dance Day celebrates dance in all of its forms, in hopes that it is harnessed as a positive force to bring people together through the universal language of dance.