Dead Leaves

Dead Leaves The very first idea of this project crossed my mind when I was at my mother’s grave, being preoccupied with her death and feeling of missing her. There is a magnificent and stunning bitter orange tree at her grave, and I feel its leaves root in my mother’s spirit. I literally have multiple…

Life in Death

Life in Death When I lost one of my dearest, I got deeply involved in the mental challenge between being and not. I don’t mean the time between birth and death or the moment of death, but rather the presence of death in each moment, like the yin and yang being intertwined as black and…

Ignorance Continues

Ignorance Continues Premature burial of girls (Pre-Islamic time in Arabia) One of my concerns is genocide by governments, people, and religions, which has victimized many people over time both mentally and physically. This symbolic photo is related to pre-Islamic Arabia when girls were buried alive due to their gender. The ugly truth was giving birth…

Hiroshima

Hiroshima Nuclear war in Japan (Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, 6 and 9 August 1945) I wish there had been no war but I see the nuclear war as the most cowardly war, particularly in residential areas targeting defenseless and civilian people. In this photo, each box symbolizes a human being, a house and…

Circus of Power

Circus of power My mind is often preoccupied with why it is not possible to live in a world without war! As a person who grew up in the Middle East, the smell of war has always been with me, and I have tasted the bitter taste of war since childhood. In general, the entire…