Samia Halaby’s ‘portrait’ for Curriculum Vitae Issue

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SELECTIONS ASKED A NUMBER OF MIDDLE EASTERN ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS TO CREATE BLISSFULLY ARTISTIC CVS, WHILE GIVING THEM CARTE BLANCHE TO ILLUSTRATE, PAINT, DRAW, SKETCH, PHOTOGRAPH OR COLLAGE THEIR LIFE EXPERIENCES ON A NUMBER OF MAGAZINE SPREADS. THE RESULTS ARE ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES, AS EACH ARTIST AND DESIGNER TRANSFORMED WHAT USUALLY IS A STANDARD LISTING OF PAST PROJECTS INTO A DISTINCTIVE ARTISTIC ADVENTURE THAT MIRRORS HIS OR HER OWN STYLE.

 


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