Amale Freiha Khlat, Mousharabiah Screens

Amale Freiha Khlat is a Lebanese British visual artist, questioning the role of the images and its dissemination as well as the role of the spectators.

 

mousharabiah screens

I have always been fascinated by Mousharabiah screens and their intricate geometrical patterns, which are common in traditional Middle Eastern homes, and are designed to provide privacy and protection. By re-appropriating and re-using one of their patterns, I carved the same linoleum plate in ten different stages, then printed each one, to showcase a group of refugees on the move. These images were screen printed in red and gold (to represent their emergency blankets).

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fleeing conflicts but where to next

Movement Gallery, Worcester, Network, The RAGE Collective. Various dimensions, prints, glass, wood, emergency blanket. 2017

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The Perilous Journey series

Series of nine linocuts on newspaper, book the Perilous Journey III . 2018

 

The Perilous Journey I

series of ten linocuts - 40.7cm x 30.5cm on Somerset Satin. 2017-2018

 

The Perilous Journey II

Series of ten linocuts and silk prints on Somerset Satin -  40.7cm x 30.5cm. 2017-2018

 

The Perilous Journey III

Series of ten linocuts and silk printson Somerset Satin - 40.7cm x 30.5cm. 2017-2018

 

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The Perilous Journey IV

Silk Print on Somerset Satin, 2018. 40.7cm x 30.5cm. 2018