Untitled (Oumayma Awaida)

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Image of artwork by Oumayma Awaida

This piece represents a resistance (perhaps in vain) to the theme of ‘Ground’ – bubbles winking in flight embody the human hopes that can only rise so high before implosion. The whimsy of a child invites us to look to the skies like she does, even as earthy tones and the subtle drip of paint remind us of the gravity that keeps us bound.