Malak Mattar turned to watercolours to survive her life as a 13-year-old in Gaza—to escape the “fear of death” in the midst of Israeli airstrikes in 2014. The above is titled ‘When Family is the Only Shelter’. The people of Gaza remain on our mind—as do the hostages held by Hamas as bounties of war. You can see Matar’s art here and her Insta. The New Arab has more on her most recent exhibition in London, or read this GQ profile.
SANITY BREAK OCTOBER 10 2023
Here’s a Pujo ad to make all our Bong friends happy… ok, make our Bong friends happy by giving them something to bitch about:)