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"How Many Syrians? #1", Mixed media installation, 2016, detail.  (Click to enlarge.)

Rachel Smith is a junior in the UCSC Art Department.  About the first in the "How Many Syrians?" series, she writes, "This piece surrounds the death of Aylan Kurdi.  The day he died, his father lost two sons and his wife and vowed to return to bury his family and live by their graves.  Muhammad Kurdi said on CNN, 'Is there someone whose children are... [more]

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    Fri, Apr 1, 2016 to Tue, Dec 31, 2019
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