Part prayer, part document, part proof of existence. Based on research of passports and identity cards belonging to Palestinians pre-1948, I created my own version of a Palestinian passport to be used by any Palestinian person experiencing the effects of diaspora.
You Sat at the Fountain While You Stole the House on the Hill
Artist book, photolithography, gouache, monotype, etching, letterpress
This book is both a factual documentation of and an emotional response to my research of digital archives and blogs; specifically photographs in which the house my family used to live in is shown being stolen by a Zionist militia in 1948. Using hand drawn diagrams, family photographs, and other archival material, the book explains the theft of my family’s house.
Pamphlet book, screen print, letterpress
Made up of interviews with my grandmother and mother about their experiences during the Lebanese Civil War.
The Other Day I Visited My Homeland on Google Maps
Pamphlet book, letterpress
Exploring the idea of visiting the village my great grandparents are from, a place where I have never been, through Google Street View.
Ms. I'tidal's Small Wisdoms
Monotype, screen print, digital print
Family stories, traditions, and superstitions documented in a short comic; dedicated to my Sunday Arabic school teacher, Ms. I'tidal.