Shadow of Paradise (Series)

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Sahar Al Sawaf



Sahar al-Sawaf

Sahar al-Sawaf (MFA, CalArts) is a visual artist and filmmaker from Iraq who moved to rural California as a child to escape the first Gulf War. Since then, she has traveled extensively in the Middle East with her sketchbook and camera in hand, chronicling the plight of refugees who have fled the region. Through documentary, animation, and storytelling, she sheds insight into this oft-misunderstood and opaquely veiled world.

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EducationMFA, CalArts
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