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Jonathan Darby


In a time where borders and walls seemed to burst onto the global agenda in the context of halting spontaneous movement of refugees and migrants escaping violence and persecution, a very small group of artists and activists, led by Samantha Robison, decided to travel to some of the affected areas and instill hope to the youth who …

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In the small village of Kharja, Jordan just ten kilometers from the Syrian border, artist Jonathan Darby painted a mural titled “Strength“, curated by  aptART (Awareness & Prevention Through Art), with the support of Mercy Corps. The Story Behind The Mural In the village of Kharja, Jordan, just ten kilometers from the Syrian border, a women’s gym …

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OPEN SPACE: Inspire Courage From Nina Constable OPEN SPACE is a street art initiative that aims to inspire men and women as equal contributors to a healthy society, economy, and political system. As part of OPEN SPACE, Jonathan Darby joined forces with young adults in Amman, Jordan to discuss issues of importance to them on …

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The German duo is currently in Jordan invited by AptART and the French organization ACTED, participating in the three month project which runs through April 2014, builds on previous work with Syrian youth, refugees and internally displaced persons in the region. International (Ruben Sanchez, Luc van der Walt, Jumana Hokan, David Shill-inglaw, Jonathan Darby, and …

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