. . .it is when art has to face human suffering and does
not isolate tragedy from the ironies of survival that
the absurdity of being hits us in the face.
~ Mai Ghoussoub____________________________
Quoted from Mai Ghoussoub, "Beirut and Contradiction" in Selected Writings (Saqi Books, 2008), p. 102
Mai Ghoussoub (1952-2007), Lebanese Writer, Playwright, Artist, Publisher (Saqi Books), Human Rights Activist
Mai Ghoussoub Obituary at The Guardian