17/06/2020

vis-a-vis #3 Al qantara

In this vis-a-vis session, we are going to focus on metaphors in the world of fine arts and their power to tell compelling stories and re-narrate the existing ones. I have chosen the Arabic word “al qantara”, which signifies the bridge to additionally focus on building bridges of understanding across […]
17/06/2020

vis-a-vis #2 Babel

The Tower of Babel (Hebrew מִגְדַּל בָּבֶל‎, Migdal Bavel) in Genesis 11:1–9 symbolizes the globalized world with its multilingual inhabitants. It gives an explanation of why people struggle with communication in different languages. In this vis-a-vis session we are going to have a close-up at different artistic approaches to illustrate the […]
16/06/2020

vis-a-vis #1 Skin Color

Have you ever asked for the crayon of skin color to draw a person? What was the color of that crayon? Well, I have asked for such a crayon and feel ashamed that the world of obviousness I lived in made me blind. And so, I am inviting you to […]