Safaa, How a Word Can Change a World
Safaa was born in Irbid, Jordan, and studied Art at the University of Damascus and
Aleppo, where she specialised in jewellery making. There she met her husband, with
whom she opened a workshop for jewellery accessories until he was arrested in 2012 and
her house was bombed. She could escape to Jordan with her three children.
Settled down there, as she actually wanted to register for a further training as a jewellery maker, a linguistic misunderstanding led to an unexpected and extensive turn in her life...
8 min, in Arabic with English Subtitles, 2020
2020 Projection in Dirty Laundry, Group Exhibition by FREELENS Berlin, Fotogalerie Friedrichshain, European Month of Photography, Berlin
2017 Research Grant from the Goethe Institute Amman with the support of the GIZ, Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
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