The following images are part of my ongoing Learn Arabic Project. So often, Arabic is seen and heard in mass media in connection with difficult news, upsetting imagery or suffering, which perpetuates fear. The aim of this project is to pair symbols, imagery, and illustrations that are friendly and approachable with Arabic words so that, through the vehicles of visual art and wearable art, we will be reminded of the everyday things we all share in common, no matter our country of origin. The wearable art also provides an opportunity for strangers to connect through dialogue about the meaning of the words.

arabic-candy

arabic-marshmallow

arabic-mouse

arabic-hello

arabic-hello-2

create-denver-1

arabic-pop-up-2

arabic-pop-up

arabic-desire