Our Voices

2022

Canvas, paper, string, buttons, mixed fabrics, gold leaf

42.0 x 59.4 cm

Facilitated by activist and creative Sandy AbdelRahman, Our Voices was a collaborative project that explored what it means to be an Arab womxn in Britain today. This project was delivered over a one-day workshop where four Arab womxn explored their sense of belonging, identities, shames and vulnerabilities.

Following this workshop, each womxn created their own textile portrait, conveying their identities, worries and a 'map' of what makes them who they are. The group transformed their learnings and combined portraits to create a collective artwork and installation exhibited at Theatre Deli in London, accompanied by a short film of the workshop by Zula Rabikowska.

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