Project summary and film sample

The Critical Connections: Multilingual Digital Storytelling Project (2012 – Present): Project summary and film sample Introduction The Critical Connections Project, initiated in 2012 with funding from the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, is about enabling young people to create and share multilingual digital stories. It has brought together students and teachers of Languages (foreign, community/heritage, English as … Continue reading

More about Sobhia Anfal Boularas and her painting

‘Anfal’s painting was inspired by ‘Ba Ayoon El-Akhbar’ by Ali Omar Ermes and features the same ‘Ba’ letter shape as in the work by Ermes. Ba Ayoon El-Akhbaar (1992) by Ali Omar Ermeshttps://www.aliomarermes.co.uk/blogs/ali-omar-ermes-art/ba-ayoon-el-akhbar (with permission of the artist) a) The large figure in gold at the centre of Ba Ayoon is the Arabic letter, Ba, … Continue reading

Sobhia Anfal Boularas (Peace School, London)

(2021) أين السلام في العالم Where is the peace in our world? Poem by Anfal included in her painting Don’t blame others when they a mistake,Blame yourself that sinned,If you look at the defects of others, you are mistaken,Blame yourself and take responsibilityThe mistake is from you and not from others,You see every small thing … Continue reading

More about Yusra Budraa and her painting

‘Yusra’s painting was inspired by ‘Ba Ayoon El-Akhbar’ by Ali Omar Ermes and features the same ‘Ba’ letter shape as in the work by Ermes. Ba Ayoon El-Akhbaar (1992) by Ali Omar Ermeshttps://www.aliomarermes.co.uk/blogs/ali-omar-ermes-art/ba-ayoon-el-akhbar (with permission of the artist) a) The large figure in gold at the centre of Ba Ayoon by Ali Omar Ermes is … Continue reading

Yusra Budraa (Peace School, London)

(2021) كوكبنا بين يديك Our planet in your hand Poem by Yusra included in her painting You say what you don’t doYou claim that you love meSo why the killingWhy force people away from their homesWhy warWhy animal extinctionDo you say what you do not doYou laugh and you playAnd you use my bountyWhilst pain … Continue reading