The Middle East Among Us: Artist Nasser Alzayani in Florence

April 13, 2015 11:45 AM

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I love, and probably overuse Marcel Proust's quote that goes, "the real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes." Sometimes I'll find myself looking at something, or someone familiar and realize I've never really seen them before, not the way I view them in that instant. The result is a magical feeling, try it sometimes.

The loveliest way to start this little experiment is by checking out the work of Bahraini-American artist Nasser Alzayani. The UAE-based Alzayani, who studies architecture at the American University of Sharjah, was recently asked by the folks at Middle East Now -- in occasion of the sixth edition of...

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