A Longing Heart: Cacti

by Mohammed Al Hawajri, 2017

3 acrylic on canvas. $1,500 USD each or $4,000 USD for all.

Sane Helwa ya Okhti... 

by Jacqueline Reem Salloum, 2017

M16 bullets, various materials, marble & wood cake stand. $2,500 USD.

14-year old Sumaya refused to accept the mournful ways of the refugee camp, which didn't celebrate birthdays. She decided to throw a birthday party for her sister, and baked her a cake. The work’s decoration is like any other birthday cake, referencing Sumaya’s yearning for normalcy; but when cut into, it reveals the systemic violence and fear that permeated throughout the camp.

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