Kurt Schwitters is one of the major artists of European modernism, famous for his collage works in a technique he called ‘Merz.’
Mona Hatoum is a Palestinian video artist and installation artist born in Lebanon who explores the harshness of life and exile using a variety of media.
M.I.A. is an award winning recording artist who was born in Sri Lanka to Tamil parents. She is also a songwriter, painter and director.
Natasha Davis is a performance and visual artist whose work explores body, memory, identity and migration. Her embodied practice as performer informs her research as a subject through her own experiences of displacement and migration.
Maryam is a London-based Iranian artist whose work brings past and present together. Her subjects are mostly women.
Ibrahim Fakhri is a Syrian artist and curator primarily concerned with the civil activism in Syria and the Middle East. He has exhibited the graffiti of the Syrian Revolution in venues in Europe and the UK.
Basel Zaraa is a Palestinian artist, who was born in the Yarmouk Palestinian camp in Syria. He is a spoken word and stencil graffiti artist and a musician.