CNN about my light is your light...
CNN wrote about the story behind alaa minawi's my light is your light... which premiered at Amsterdam Light Festival 2013-2014.
Because of the succes of this amazing piece of art (it was also displayed in Beirut, Istanbul and London) the artist is planning a tour around Portugal and Belgium. Afterwhich he hopes to sell it to Germany.
Why Germany? Because Angela Merkel was the first who was brave enough to open the doors to refugees. "I appreciate what Merkel did. I want this to be my contribution to her actions. Doing this would give the installation another value beyond delivering an emotional message." Most of the funds my light is your light... raised would go towards helping Syrian refugees in Germany. Read the whole article written by CNN here.