Local artist portrays ‘sound of silence’ in online exhibition

Silence’s capacity to convey a wide range of emotions, often more successfully than words themselves, is one of the ideas explored by the artist Ghadeer Saeed in her latest online show “Violet” that was launched earlier this week.

“While many of us might consider ‘The sound of silence’ to be a somehow contradictory concept, most would agree that quiet can be as powerful and effective as noise,” Ghadeer Saeed said in a statement e-mailed to The Jordan Times.

Born in Libya of Jordanian parents, she has drawn on her personal travels and her studies in architecture to develop an intricate signature style, mixing linear patterns with colourful expressive figures.

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