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ISSUE 7.1

Texture, Language, and Diaspora with Artist Zeinab Saab

Zeinab Saab

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Images of "Neo Dream" by Zeinab Saab
Interviewed by Noah Black
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This discussion between Noah Black and Artist Zeinab Saab traces the journey of Zeinab as an artist over the course of shifting through several mediums. They touch on the themes in Zeinab's work as well as how the context of an artist drives their creative process.

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Zeinab Saab
Zeinab Saab

Multimedia Artist currently focusing on Bookmaking

Zeinab Saab is originally from Dearborn, Michigan and is currently based in Portland, Oregon. Her current work deals with the history of bookmaking within Islamic art history, and re-contextualizing narratives and philosophies pertaining to life, death, and the afterlife within Islam. She received her BFA in printmaking from Bowling Green State University from Bowling Green, OH in 2015 and recently completed her MFA in Printmaking at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, IL. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally in Detroit, New York, California, Dubai, New Mexico, and Hawaii among other places, and is held in several permanent collections, including Zayed University in Dubai, UAE, the Arab American National Museum, and the University of Iowa’s Special Collections Library. More information can be found on her website.

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