For some, faith and religion are a means to connect with God. For others, art and spirituality fill that higher connection. Where do you fall?
Many Somali’s took great comfort in faith in spirituality to help them through civil war. The ideologies of past centuries, socialism, and nationalism, diminished in some ways. The failure of the state to provide social security and safety for the people opened the way for religion and faith to thrive. For some, it became the only institution protecting them.
This work asks you to meditate and inspect these images as a means to turn inward towards both the personal and the spiritual.