Remembering the Future

by Jacqueline Reem Salloum, 2016

Digital Collage Print on vinyl, plexiglass mount. $2,900 USD.

The theme of the 1964/65 World’s Fair in New York was “Peace Through Understanding”. But the future was not a time of peace or understanding... it was the 1967 war, which displaced hundreds of thousands of Palestinians. Sumaya remembers Oum Kalthoum drowning out the sounds of the Israeli fighter jets