Somaliland: Neon Expressions of Cornered Energies


Cornered energies of Somaliland

Somalilandsun- “I am in a country where i can’t express what I want. There are lots of challenges, whether coming from family culture or people you live with. This has made me confused and thinking if I am a youth or older than my real age.”
Mustafa SaeedThis sentiment was expressed by Mustafa Saeed a photographer and graphic/sound artist living in Hargeisa, the capital of Somaliland where he explores the issue of youth self-expression in a place where shared spaces for expression are lacking. through his work in which he mixes different media, to look at war, conflict and the surrounding environment. In Cornered Energies, a series of visuals and short interviews,

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