Mounira Al Solh
Mounira Al Solh is active/lives in Lebanon, Holland. Mounira Al Solh is known for refugee portrait drawing, painting, video, installation, feminist themes.
Biography Mounira Al Solh
Mounira Al Solh: I strongly believe in our right to be frivolous, Exhibition Review by John Finkel, February 7, 2018, through April 29 at the Art Institute of Chicago, Art & Design Section of The New York Times
CHICAGO — When the civil war in Syria escalated in 2012, the violence forced many residents to flee to neighboring Lebanon. Mounira Al Solh, an artist, remembers seeing a wave of immigrants enter her native Beirut, only to encounter racist behavior there.
“I was seeing hundreds of new faces in my neighborhood,” said Ms. Al Solh, now 39, who has a Syrian mother and Lebanese father. “I was curious. I wanted to meet those people, welcome them and help them feel at home.”
So she began inviting some of the
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