The Lone Refugee   [59 x 38 cm]

Source of image: Ahmad Canaan. Artist
Design: Ahmad Canaan, Tamra, Palestine
Embroidery: Iman Shehaby [Tabariyeh], Ain al-Hilweh, Lebanon

This embroidery is based on a painting by the distinguished Palestinian artist Ahmad Canaan, born in 1965 in Tamra. He now lives in Jerusalem, and his painting of the lone refugee symbolises the Nakba [Catastrophe].

Era: Sumud - Steadfastness (1948 onwards)