Using a series of original photographs taken between 2016-2019, this artwork explores the emotional vacuum and isolation the COVID-19 pandemic has created. The photographs reflect the intimate thoughts of facing a long unrequited romance during the current quarantine period.
Photographs included are taken in Prague, London, Seattle, Portland, Phoenix, and Munich during solo travels.
Sabina Silassie: Surrounded by rich cultural diversity since birth, Sabina Silassie draws on her experiences to illustrate stories of modern-day 1st generation female immigrants. Sabina is particularly interested in journeys of Arab and Afro Arab women and the formation of new identities, intellectual conflicts, and representations in technology.
Sabina holds a BA from the University of Washington Foster School of Business and currently works in data analytics for a local online retail company.