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The works in Hani Alqam’s Arab Spring series were created in response to poetic texts written by Habibah Sheikh, a nomadic performance artist originally from Lebanon, and the curator of the exhibition, Mitli Mitlak. In the text, a character named Ruba experiences the destruction of war firsthand and becomes a refugee in the process.
Wael Darweish’s work is concerned with the changing perceptions related to the continuous social metamorphosis that Egypt has experienced as an African, Arab, and Middle Eastern country. He explores issues of colonization and liberation and the contemporary constraints of time, diaspora, gender, and identity.
Maria De Angelis is a Senior Lecturer & Independent Researcher at Leeds Beckett University, UK
Jeremy Abrahams is a professional photographer based in Sheffield, UK
Dr. David Greenfield, Ed.D. is an educator, technologist, artist, and scholar of graphic novels. He earned his M.A.Ed. in Educational Technology, and his Ed.D. in Learning Technologies from Pepperdine University in Los Angeles and wrote his dissertation on using graphic novels to teach youth about social justice.
He has spoken about comics in education at Comic Cons, as well as academic symposiums. Some of the educational initiatives that Dr. Greenfield has led include collaborative art workshops with Jewish, Moslem and Christian children in northern Israel, creating and teaching technology through a constructivist methodology to primary school students in a multicultural school in Los Angeles, as well as consulting with arts education groups on ways to reach out to children through the arts. For the past six years, Dr Greenfield has led and/or participated in educational workshops and salons with teachers and students in Russia, Siberia, Israel, Palestine, Nigeria, India, Pakistan, Vietnam and Taiwan.
A German-born multi-media artist and community activist, Lilli Muller currently lives and works primarily in Los Angeles, California. As a multi-award winning and internationally collected artist, she has been honored by the City of LA and Art Share LA with the “Arts Incubator Humanitarian Award” for contributions in the arts community and many years of arts advocacy and recently recognized by the City of Los Angeles for The Mandala Project Los Angeles: The Wall installation.