If Resilience Were A Woman
“Tints of Resilience” represents two years of hard work and efforts by 59 participants. In this series I salute them and their resilience. I chose to address Resilience as a Woman in tribute to all strong women.
In this mansion, located in Qantari area, in Beirut, Lebanon, resided Takiedine El-Solh who was the prime minister of Lebanon from 1973 to 1974. At the outset of the Lebanese civil war he left the mansion. He was a highly regarded politician known for his intellect and for wearing the traditional Beiruti Tarboush (fez). He spent his last years in self-exile for political reasons, in Paris where he died in1988. (1)
(1). “el-Solh Timelines”, el-Solh.com.
Rania is a strong believer in the ability of art & imagination to transform societies and has worked closely around communication and design with regional non-profit organizations like Act For the Disappeared, Empowerment through Integration ETI (blind youth life skills training and advocacy) and ICRC (International Committee of the Red Cross). Tints of Resilience is her debut exhibition in London.