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Drawings by Syrian Children

By: Ben Quilty, Richard Flanagan (Foreword by)

Paperback Published: 3rd September 2018
ISBN: 9780143791546
Number Of Pages: 304

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A collection of drawings by Syrian children, the most vulnerable victims of a brutal civil war, curated by Archibald Prize winner Ben Quilty, with a Foreword by Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan.

Ben Quilty has assembled this heartbreaking and awe-inspiring collection of drawings by Syrian children. These drawings form an extraordinary testament to the resilience of a generation of survivors whose childhood has been shaped by the worst war of our century. Their art speaks directly to us all as human beings, and we have an obligation to listen closely and seriously.

Proceeds from the sale of this book will directly support World Vision’s Child Friendly Spaces, early childhood and basic education projects in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

About the Editor

Ben Quilty is an Australian artist and social commentator. The recipient of numerous art prizes including the Doug Moran National Portrait Prize, Archibald Prize and the Prudential Eye Award for Contemporary Art in Singapore, his work is represented in major national and international collections.

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As Richard Flanagan said to The Guardian: What Ben Quilty has done in putting together this book is remarkable. All proceeds go to World Vision. Heartwarming and heartbreaking, but always truthful and insightful, the drawings represent a world in need of compassion, which is at the core of this book. Truly amazing.

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ISBN: 9780143791546
ISBN-10: 0143791540
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 3rd September 2018
Publisher: Random House Australia
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 26.3 x 24.6  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 1.63

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