“The Refugee’s Armour” is an art exhibition by Miriam McConnon at the Diatopos Centre for Contemporary Art in Nicosia, showcasing paintings and sculptures depicting the lives of young male refugees. It challenges the singular label of ‘refugee’ by sharing their multifaceted stories through art, offering hope and resilience in the face of adversity.
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The Museum of the Moon, a captivating 7meterwide scale model installation of the moon with highresolution NASA imagery, has made its mark in Larnaca’s Zouhouri Square, enchanting locals and visitors alike. As part of the Larnaca Biennale, this celestial exhibit offers a unique opportunity to explore the moon and participate in mooninspired events, all free of charge.
In Ziva Jelin’s painting “Curving Road,” the red color symbolizes the endurance of the Israeli Kibbutz Be’eri community, reflecting the emotional impact and violence experienced during a Hamas attack. Bearing shrapnel scars, the artwork stands as a historic testimony to survival and resilience, displayed in the Israel Museum.