Malak Matar is a 19 year old artist from Gaza who has been painting since she was 13. Her work is not illustrative,
This courageous Turkish artist has presented a remarkable installation, first in Diyarbakir and in November 2015 in Istanbul’s Tüyap art show.
Meet Deena Mohamed’s cartoon superhero Qahera, a hijabi superhero who fights and vanquishes oppression.
Meet graphic designer Maya Zankoul from Lebanon who uses humour in her graphics to denounce the difficulties and daily upheavals of living in Beirut.
Estayqazat a feminist collective from Syria who seeks to empower women as in dividual agents and confront patriarchal predjudice, especially sexuality.
Kubra Khademi from Afghanistan, a performance artist who walked the street of Kabul wearing a metal structure which exaggerated breasts and buttock.
Shamsia Hassani, Afghanistan’s first and foremost street artist who declared: I want to colour over the bad memories of war.
Whilst this is not exactly a war-zone, Natalya Dyu’s work shows the result on a daily urban and flippant way post-Communist society plunged into Western-style.
Meet Michèle Magema from RD Congo who presents a critical view of the multi-levelled forms of exploitation and oppression in her country and much of Africa.
Meet the very great militant artist from Colombia Doris Salcedo who is at last getting the recognition she deserves.
Meet Adriana Varejao from Brazil who makes remarkable and striking statements against colonialism and its heritage which still scars Brazil.