Artistic encounters
in war and violent conflict
Artistic
encounters
in war and
violent conflict

What inspires and motivates those engaged in creative practice? How do artistic expressions inspire and move others to action for social justice during and after war? How do artists, art and activism intersect in and after wars in Sudan, Myanmar and amongst exiled artists around the world?

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Diala Brisly

Visual Artist
Syria

Diala Brisly is a Syrian artist whose artistic practice spans a variety of media, including animation, painting, conceptual art, illustration, comic books and murals.

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Diala Brisly

Visual Artist
Syria

Diala Brisly is a Syrian artist whose artistic practice spans a variety of media, including animation, painting, conceptual art, illustration, comic books and murals.

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Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen

Visual Artist
Ethiopia

Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen is a visual artist working in Oslo. His research-based art works often take form as moving images, paintings, and site-specific art installations. Representation is a central theme that underpins all of his works.

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Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen

Visual Artist
Ethiopia

Yohannes Mulat Mekonnen is a visual artist working in Oslo. His research-based art works often take form as moving images, paintings, and site-specific art installations. Representation is a central theme that underpins all of his works.

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Chuu Wai Nyein

Visual Artist
Myanmar

Chuu Wai Nyein is a free-spirited and committed artist whose work often centers around the role of women in Burma. Her artistic practice includes painting and performance art.

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Chuu Wai Nyein

Visual Artist
Myanmar

Chuu Wai Nyein is a free-spirited and committed artist whose work often centers around the role of women in Burma. Her artistic practice includes painting and performance art.

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