Mural Arts Program: Social and Studio Conversations

  • Moore College of Art and Design 1916 Race St. Philadelphia, Pa.

Iraqi-American and Jewish artist Michael Rakowitz will preview "A Desert Home Companion," his upcoming project produced with the Mural Arts Program. This project will bring renowned Iraqi broadcaster Bahjat Abdulawahed together with other Iraqi refugees and Iraq War veterans for a layered and transcendent look into the history and culture of Iraq, reflecting on the country’s mid-20th century cultural heyday and its recent wartime environment.