Artist Dresses Famous American Celebrities And Politicians In Traditional Arab Garb [Pics]

Artist Dresses Famous American Celebrities And Politicians In Traditional Arab Garb [Pics]
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In an effort to promote tolerance, Mohammed Kanoo forces the viewer to reassess their notions about foreign cultures.

Plus Aziz
  • 24 may 2012

In a recent art exhibition in the UAE’s Meem Gallery, Mohammed Kanoo chose to depict various celebrities and politicians dressed in traditional Arab attire. In Fun with Fen (Fen meaning art) the Bahraini artist shows sense of humor by using digital prints of politicians and Hollywood celebrities like Will Smith, Angela Jolie, John Travolta, Barack Obama and Clint Eastwood to provoke viewers into thinking about the dynamics of international diplomacy and social tolerance.

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