World Refugee Day

World Refugee Day

There are so many problems in the world that go unnoticed because they do not directly affect us or our families and relatives. One of such issues is about Refugees. But art is the mirror of society, they say. And it is true, because the following art pieces by artist from all over the world depict the different narratives about problems surrounding the state of Refugees.

We have collected some that artworks from around the web that we thought had something really important to say!

Za’atari Syrian Refugee Camp, 2014 collaboration with local youth, who painted about what they missed most about their homes in Syria in the colored shapes

Za’atari Syrian Refugee Camp, 2014 collaboration with local youth, who painted about what they missed most about their homes in Syria in the colored shapes.

 

”The Future is in Our Hands.” Created near the entrance of Za’atari Syrian Refugee Camp, this piece emphasizes the need for displaced people to rebuild their communities. 

Inability of media to capture the colorless atmosphere of war.

 

Expressions of national grief, of futures destroyed.

 

Recreation of the infamous photograph captured by a journalist of a three-year old boy, Aylan, washing up on the shores, an image that ignited international outrage

 

Red Blue Day – A Prayer by Kathryn Kaiser

 

Refugee Crisis by Alejo Porras

 

Refugees-La Sagrada Familia

 

Painting by Solara Shiha Syrian refugee

 

These artworks were retrieved from the following sources:

  • https://joelartista.com/syrian-refugees-the-zaatari-project-jordan/
  • http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jordan-hewson/syrian-refugee-art_b_9673096.html
  • http://www.graphicart-news.com/adl-artists-around-world-tell-story-refugees-art/#.WUi2e2iGPIV
  • http://www.prayerandpolitiks.org/signs-of-the-times/2017/02/02/news-views-notes-and-quotes.2441300?preview=true

More of Such Artwork:

  • http://www.widewalls.ch/banksy-london-teargas-stencil/
  • http://www.itv.com/news/westcountry/update/2015-09-04/watch-banksy-stands-with-syria/
  • http://www.warscapes.com/art/art-becomes-therapeutic-refugees