Tag Archives: Mohamad Hafez

No Place Like Home

Tall, slender wooden placards lean against the walls of the Yale University Art Gallery as if left there for a moment, about to be moved. They emphasize the temporary status of not just an exhibit but also…

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Homeland Security

A photo essay. (To view all photos, check out the email version of this story.)

When we featured him last November, local sculptor Mohamad Hafez was …

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Damp, Not Dampened

A photo essay.

Rain can be a downer, and not just because it falls. …

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Formative Experiences

At the end of a short passageway in the New Haven Museum, a school of origami boats hangs by thin strings at varying heights, as if suspended in animation. Each boat, symbolizing Syrian refugees fleeing for Europe, is pierced by …

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Inner War and Peace

Delicate, wispy curtains blush deep white all around. Resplendent furniture fills the space with carved, polished wood, embroidered textiles and lamps like fine china. On the walls come breaks in the tranquility: explosive, …

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Alternative Scenery

“Alternative Space Weekend” is right.

Each room inside the rustic, industrial Goffe Street Armory, where City-Wide Open Studios enjoyed its many-splendored 2015 opener this past…

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