Marywood University’s Art Galleries presents art exhibition ‘The Shadow of ISIS’ by graduate student and Kurdistan native Poshya Kakil Ahmed


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Poshya Kakil Ahmed’s exhibition, ‘The Shadow of ISIS,’ is on display through Friday in the Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art at Marywood University.


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SCRANTON — Marywood University’s Art Galleries will host Poshya Kakil Ahmed’s exhibition, “The Shadow of ISIS,” through Friday in the in the first floor lobby of the Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art in the Shields Center for Visual Arts.

Ahmed, a graduate architecture student at Marywood, translated stories of victims of sexual violence by ISIS into her works in this exhibition. The display was set up in a way where shadows of the works are larger, as the repercussions of the ISIS abuse lasts long after the violence occurs.

Ahmed was inspired by the stories and worries for the futures of the young women of her country, Kurdistan.

Admission is free and gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Poshya Kakil Ahmed’s exhibition, ‘The Shadow of ISIS,’ is on display through Friday in the Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art at Marywood University.
http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/web1_ABJ-Shadow-Of-ISIS.jpgPoshya Kakil Ahmed’s exhibition, ‘The Shadow of ISIS,’ is on display through Friday in the Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art at Marywood University. Submitted photo

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