What’s halal my killer? What’s haram my dealer?     Digital print encased in Plexiglass   2013   125 cm circumference  //  rephrased from a famous rap song, what’s halal my killer, what’s haram my dealer, visually describes how ‘the thinking majority’ falls in a spiral paradigm of what we believe is critical thinking, while being constantly bombarded by the thought of questioning ancient beliefs as forbidden. people have been confusing and abusing religion as a mean to demolish what they don’t understand by stopping this critical thought, because of a fear of the haram.
       
     
 what is halal/permissible and what is haram/taboo. this connotation falls under the upbringing of cultures. what I find to me as halal, can be exhausted as infidelity and what I find haram can be explained as an act of prosperity. the visual describes how you "The thinking majority" falling in a spiral paradigm of what we believe is critical thinking, being constantly bombarded by the thought of questioning ancient beliefs as forbidden. people have been confusing and abusing religion as a mean to demolish what they don't understand by stopping that critical thought; because we fear the haram. hence, who are "you' to say what is permissible to kill and who are you to dismiss what might be good for the soul.
       
     
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    The Young Collectors Auction,     Ayyam Gallery Jeddah    2014
       
     
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   What’s halal my killer? What’s haram my dealer?     Digital print encased in Plexiglass   2013   125 cm circumference  //  rephrased from a famous rap song, what’s halal my killer, what’s haram my dealer, visually describes how ‘the thinking majority’ falls in a spiral paradigm of what we believe is critical thinking, while being constantly bombarded by the thought of questioning ancient beliefs as forbidden. people have been confusing and abusing religion as a mean to demolish what they don’t understand by stopping this critical thought, because of a fear of the haram.
       
     

What’s halal my killer? What’s haram my dealer?

Digital print encased in Plexiglass 2013

125 cm circumference

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rephrased from a famous rap song, what’s halal my killer, what’s haram my dealer, visually describes how ‘the thinking majority’ falls in a spiral paradigm of what we believe is critical thinking, while being constantly bombarded by the thought of questioning ancient beliefs as forbidden. people have been confusing and abusing religion as a mean to demolish what they don’t understand by stopping this critical thought, because of a fear of the haram.

 what is halal/permissible and what is haram/taboo. this connotation falls under the upbringing of cultures. what I find to me as halal, can be exhausted as infidelity and what I find haram can be explained as an act of prosperity. the visual describes how you "The thinking majority" falling in a spiral paradigm of what we believe is critical thinking, being constantly bombarded by the thought of questioning ancient beliefs as forbidden. people have been confusing and abusing religion as a mean to demolish what they don't understand by stopping that critical thought; because we fear the haram. hence, who are "you' to say what is permissible to kill and who are you to dismiss what might be good for the soul.
       
     

what is halal/permissible and what is haram/taboo. this
connotation falls under the upbringing of cultures. what I find to me as halal, can be exhausted as infidelity and what I find haram can be explained as an act of prosperity. the visual describes how you "The thinking majority" falling in a spiral paradigm of what we believe is critical thinking, being constantly bombarded by the thought of questioning ancient beliefs as forbidden. people have been confusing and abusing religion as a mean to demolish what they don't understand by stopping that critical thought; because we fear the haram. hence, who are "you' to say what is permissible to kill and who are you to dismiss what might be good for the soul.

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    The Young Collectors Auction,     Ayyam Gallery Jeddah    2014
       
     

The Young Collectors Auction, Ayyam Gallery Jeddah

2014

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