Molly Crabapple & Marwan Hisham: Syria in Ink

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM (ET)
WCC WCC 104 Cantor Fitzgerald Art Gallery
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Callinan, Matthew S
Hurford Center for the Arts and Humanities

March 22 - April 26, 2019

Artist Talk & Opening Reception: Friday, March 22nd, 4:30pm - 7:30pm

Molly Crabapple & Marwan Hisham: Syria in Ink presents vivid images and words of the Syrian conflict and the country’s partial occupation by ISIS, and the besieged consciousness of a young Syrian man finding his voice as a writer. The exhibition includes over fifty original drawings by artist Molly Crabapple and the voice of author and journalist Marwan Hisham. With pen and brush, together they capture Syria from before its precipitous fall to its current state of crisis and mass displacement.

Molly Crabapple and Marwan Hisham: Syria in Ink is organized by the Arts & Culture division of the Brooklyn Public Library, BPL Presents. Support for its presentation at Haverford is provided by the John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities.

Image: Tareq, 2016. © Molly Crabapple. Courtesy the artist.


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