The Emotional Memories of Home: Artist Mohamad Hafez and the Syrian Refugee Crisis

  • Joana Alarcão

New commentary for Arts Help on the pressing refugee crisis in Syria. Read more :

For many who were born in Syria, life has always been populated by the constant shivering atmosphere of conflict, to the ultimate effect that the sound of artillery booming nearby is as familiar as the sound of breathing.
The conflict in Syria remains a whirlwind of political instability and grinding crises where recurrent issues pop their ugly head. The pressing aspect of this conflict is the country's ability to constantly reshape, erecting a barrier for aid-givers agents to accurately measure the scoop of the problems. Although conflict-related violence necessitates significant aid, other systematic issues grow in size, among them being the emerging realities of refugees returning and the volatility of food insecurity and the economy.