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  • City of Poets

    City of Poets, Sulaymaniyah Iraq, 2018.

    In the midst of the first parliamentary elections since the defeat of ISIS, with tangled up political flags strewn across the streets and power lines, youth in Sulaymaniyah helped us craft a message that lifts up the city’s notorious history as the region's center of protest, of poets, and the outcry of human voices, despite intervals of violent persecution. Kids from both Syrian refugee and Kurdish communities painted flags across the wall with their own expressions of peace and tolerance, in hopes of making a permanent public reminder that all voices and opinions are worthy of consideration with adequate and thoughtful regard.

    An aptART project in conjunction with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency.
    ��: Samantha Robison

  • Safe Passage

    screen-print drawing for No Más Muertes // No More Deaths, a humanitarian organization dedicated to stepping up efforts to stop the deaths of migrants in the desert along the Mexico-US border by providing direct aid, and encouraging humane immigration policy. 
    The quetzal is symbolic of Guatemala, a country in which many people are forced to flee and seek asylum from violence and conflict. The Gambel's Quail is a bird common to Arizona, and the Sonoran desert. 
    More info can be found at nomoredeaths.org

  • Lost Dog Drawing

    drawing for Lost Dog Street Band, ink on paper, 2018

  • Unpublished illustrations drawn while travelling

    This blog is a bit defunct nowadays with social media being a more popular way to share photos and art, but this seems like the best platform to share a series of illustrations that were drawn while riding the High Line and hitchhiking one summer when I was 21. The plan was to make an illustrated book of the whole story of that Summer, but I lost interest in the project. Regardless here's some of the illustrations that never saw the light of day. 

  • This Concerns Everyone