Diversity and Immigration

Refugees towards a better life by Diana-Andreea Bahrin

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Artist Statement

"The refugees crisis is the topic of the hour. Newspapers write about it, people comment, Governments make decisions and even businesses are born based on this issue. The main reason why I decided to illustrate the crisis in this manner is the fact that, above all, there is a huge wave of anger towards these people. I wanted to show the harsh situation that they are in and the fact that they only come in those boats searching for a better life. They are in the middle of the sea just waiting for a helping hand." - Diana-Andreea Bahrin

I am a self-taught illustrator and photographer and for the past five years I have been constantly trying to improve my work, each day at a time. I love creating conceptual work, but I also believe that inspiration can come even from the strangest of places, so I never know what the next day might bring me in terms of design.

About We Were Strangers Too

We Were Strangers Too is a collection of designs showing how diverse and universal the refugee experience truly is. Proceeds support the Anti-Defamation League, the nation's premier civil rights/human relations agency, fighting anti-Semitism and all forms of bigotry, defends democratic ideals and protects civil rights for all.

About our Prints

Each poster is hand-printed and handled, to make sure that only the highest quality is offered and sent out. The matte paper and high quality of inks make for a vibrant image which looks great both framed, and au-naturel. Printed in Los Angeles, CA, on Epson Enhanced Matte Paper, heavyweight stock, high color gamut, using Epson UltraChrome HDR ink-jet technology. Framed posters offer the same, museum-quality printed poster, but wrapped in a protective black frame. The frame is lightweight and includes a shatter-resistant acrylite front protector, so it won't break in the mail. International orders may be subject to customs duties & taxes.