ART IN CRISIS: MEET THE ARTISTS

For refugee artists who fled their country to escape war and devastation, art is both a passion and a tool: a tool to retain their identity even as all else has been stripped away, to generate income for their families, and to share their message with the outside world. In Za’atari Refugee Camp in Jordan, these artists include professionals who taught art in Syria, youth who were studying Modern Art prior to fleeing and individuals who have newly developed their passion in exile.

 

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