Farah Abdessamad

Farah Abdessamad is a Parisian essayist and critic who writes at the intersection of history, art, and philosophy. She is at work on a collection of essays revisiting cultural erasure and the multiplicity of fire in the ancient Mediterranean world, in addition to a literary fiction set in Cambodia.

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Farah Abdessamad


Pliny Redux

In rural Laos, a village had relocated only meters away from its original site after a recent dam construction submerged it. The historical village lay under an artificial lake, where […]

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