The story behind the artwork
When language fails, hands tell a whole other deeper story. Yunnan, China.
DINNødhjælp’s orphanage is a home to children accused of witchery. All of the children at the orphanage go
to school as education is seen as being critical for their future development. The safe surroundings of school is
also a way for the children to process a history of failure, violence and threats. Besides taking them too school,
DINNødhjælp are working with the children every day with activities such as singing, dancing, playing and
DINNødhjælp is a charitable organization founded in 2012 by volunteers, as a result there is no management
to reward financially. Therefore, all fundraising and donations are contributed 100% to the projects. DINNødhjælp
works compassionately and their main purpose is to support the world’s poorest and witchcraft
accused children to a more dignified life.
We are a voluntary association that are fighting for children’s rights.
Our primary purpose is saving the so-called witch children in Nigeria, where the belief in witches is a big problem.
At the same time as we give the rescued children a good future, we fight against the superstition, so we in the
future can prevent more children being tortured, and at worst killed.
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I was born in beautiful Lebanon. I lived with my family, parents, two brothers, two sisters and a whole tribe of relatives in a small village called Kousba in North Lebanon. I went to school and later graduated from The American University in Beirut. Having had enough of the war and feeling the need to expand my horizons, I moved to New York at age 21, where I first discovered my passion for art overall, and photography in particular.
I attended art classes at Parsons School of Design, HB acting studio and later apprenticed with various photographers in New York. In New York City, I found my home, or should I say 8 homes. It is there that I met and grew my best friendships and my most significant life forming experiences.
Since 1996 my photography has spanned the globe. My photo exhibits including a solo show in Lausanne, Switzerland, mostly feature my favorite subjects: children, ancient monuments,portraits, and landscapes from my travels. (Read more…).