The Arab Artist: Turning Adversity into Creativity

Ended - Wednesday 9 August 2023

Mohannad Orabi


Date: 9 August 2023

Time: 7 - 8:30 pm


Al Safa Art & Design Library

Open to the public

Registration Deadline:

9 August 2023


Discover the Arab artists' journey of transformation and triumph! Overcoming immense changes and challenges, their art reflects the profound truth: "Hardship breeds creativity." But is pain the key to unlocking artistic brilliance? Uncover the development of the Arab art scene beyond this notion. Join us as we delve into the remarkable experiences of acclaimed artist Mohannad Orabi.

Explore the profound impact of forced migration on art, the artist's unbreakable bond with their surroundings, and their unwavering artistic identity amidst relentless obstacles. Witness the delicate balance between the artist's aspirations and societal expectations. Prepare for an enlightening conversation that will leave you inspired and captivated!

*Please note that this talk is going to be in Arabic

Presented by Tashkeel in collaboration with Sikka Platform and Al Safa Art & Design Library

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