We are all familiar with news headlines and images of the so-called ‘refugee crisis’. But what happens to those people displaced by war as they try to rebuild their lives?

What about personal stories, and new relationships formed with friends and neighbours? And how do people hold on to loved ones and a past life that they have had to leave behind?

In Which Language Do We Dream? offers fresh insights into these issues through the eyes of the al-Hindawi family, who were forced to flee Syria due to the ongoing civil war.

Rescued family photos are presented alongside contemporary photographs by Rich Wiles, and by al-Hindawi family member Ruba and her children. There is also a specially commissioned film of Whats App photos sent by their extended family.

An Impressions Gallery touring exhibition.

Oldham Gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am – 5pm.

Find out more about the exhibition on the gallery's website here.
And also on Impressions Gallery's website here.
You can also read the press release about the exhibition here.


Photo credit: Ruba, Flamborough, East Yorkshire, December 2020 © Rich Wiles

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