Keffiyah Dreams


Keffiyah Dreams

Designer/artist: Ghalia Elsrakbi and Lauren Alexander

Year: 2014

Description: Keffiyah Dreams is a series of digital scarf designs which inserts graphic resistance iconology into the traditional Middle Eastern keffiyah patterned scarf. Foundland remixes and plays with icons and representations associated struggle, leadership, displacement and visions of paradise to formulate a collection of alternative keffiyah narratives.

About the designer: Artsists Ghalia Elsrakbi and Lauren Alexander are co-founders of the arts and design collective 'Foundland' which uses graphic design to research politically engaged, de-colonial storytelling from a non-Western perspective.

Image credit: Ghalia Elsrakbi and Lauren Alexander,