Sun on closed windows
Inks on canvas, fabric, and window glass, 2019
Sun on closed windows was a book published in 2017 in Libya, with diverse texts by 25 emerging authors and poets.Two pages out of the 500, included a sexual conversation written in Libyan dialect, reflecting a story that happens in the Libyan society in regular basis. the public reacted violently and negatively on social media with death threats and hate speech, causing the shut down of two cultural hubs where the the book signing event took place. The installation is a response against censorship, highlighting how society censors itself by denying the reality and forbid artists and writers from practicing free creations.
The work was exhibited at Freedom Transmissions, Organized by CoCulture, UNESCO chair in the university of hildesiem and Supported by The German ministry of forgien affairs, Berlin 2019