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Inspired by Syrian children confined to refugee camps in Jordan, Fintan Magee painted “The  Exile”, a mural of a girl he worked with in a painting project. Alongside a fading reflection of her past life she gazes into a future that is unknown. This mural was curated by aptART – Awareness & Prevention Through Art. …

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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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Barcelona-based fine artist, Pejac, will be hosting his first ever major exhibition at the Londonewcastle Project Space, London from 22nd to 31st July 2016. This will be the first time that the world-renowned artist has hosted a major global exhibition. Pejac is known for his socially and environmentally-charged work, such as his recent series in …

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Spanish street artist Pejac just finished a series of works in Al-Hussein, a Palestinian refugee camp in Amman Jordan. The works aim to bring attention to what this camp represents in terms of the loss of both home and means of livelihood by Palestinians. Al-Hussein refugee camp was originally established in 1948 as a result of …

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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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