Shadow of Paradise (Series)

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Sahar Al Sawaf

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Shadow of Paradise (Series)

Image of cats, that has been re-photographed and hand colored. Cats are sacred - they roam the streets all over the streets in Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Morocco.

"Shadow of Paradise" is comprised of 97 photographs depicting my family who are alive, dead, or missing in Iraq. As an Iraqi immigrant displaced, and living in the United States, this project is dear to my heart as I come to terms with the country I grew up in being slowly eroded and redacted from history.

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EducationMFA, CalArts
Born1984
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