"And as things fell apart, nobody paid much attention."
Recent picture taken in Gaza.
As the world looks on with horror at the growing civilian toll in Gaza, and Hamas and Israel consider the terms of a U.S.-proposed ceasefire, one young Palestinian architect is responding to the crisis through art. Gaza-based Tawfik Gebreel aims to send a message, in the “universal humanitarian language understood by all peoples of the world.” He is using photos of the smoke thrown up by rocket strikes and reworking the images with symbols of hope and unity.
"Don’t beg for kindness from this unfair world… stand up and resist."
"I have the feeling that I’ve seen everything,
but failed to notice the elephants.”
- Anton Chekhov
At the San Fransico Museum of Art,
2 children look at one of the lesser known pieces
"Out beyond ideas of rightdoing and wrongdoing, there is a field.
I will meet you there.”
سُبْحَانَكَ يَا لا إلَهَ إلاّ أنْتَ
Praise be to You, there is no god but You,
الغَوْثَ الغَوْثَ الغَوْثَ
[I beseech you for] relief, relief, relief
خَلِّصْنا مِنَ النّارِ يا رَبِّ.
Protect us from the Fire, O Lord
Making of the new cover for the Holy Grave Zari of Imam Hussain ibn Ali (ع) by the best Iraqi & Iranian craftsmen for Eid ul Fitr.