You See Is Not What You See
By Imann Aldakheel, 26, from Saudi Arabia
The artist on her work.
‘The figure shown sitting here is the person behind the stereotypes – the person that you don’t know. It shows them from the inside, away from the exterior that others see. When we see people we have this impression of them, usually from their appearance, but we don’t always have the correct impression. My message is to try not to judge people from what you’ve heard or think they are.’
What is the most widely held misconception about Arab culture?
‘That the Arab world is backwards and uncivilised.’