“As a multicultural being, embodied with a Palestinian identity, it was important for me to understand the conflict, rooted into a culture, that influences the narrative of my Palestinian identity.”
“These paintings describe the circumstances of war, and how war can change our human nature and awaken the instinct of murder inside us and turn our lives from brothers and friends to predatory enemies.”
Yasmine Dabbous explores how fabric becomes a psychological, political and economic force for Syrian refugees, the women whose embroidery gave them solace and income. Molly Sinclair McCartney’s photos of her visit to Syria before the war remind us of the life that once was.
Inspired by the narrative paintings of Jacob Lawrence’s Migration series from 1940-1941, Zughaib’s “Syrian Migration Series” begins with the initial uprisings of the “Arab Spring” and its aftermath, the Syrian civil war and subsequent displacement of millions of people and a following refugee crisis that continues to affect the Arab world, Europe and the United States.
Black and White/ Thoughts in Cartoon Original Linocuts By Mohammad Sabaaneh Mohammad’s art– long known for its biting wit and sharp witness– has also become recognized for its powerful artistic value. At the recent conference of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights, Mohammad’s “History of Palestine” frieze– a high-quality print of which will be shown […]