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Yasmine Diaz

Yasmine Diaz is a Yemeni-American artist based in Los Angeles. Her work has been featured in the BBC News, the Albuquerque Museum of Art, and is on permanent display at the UCLA School of Public Affairs. She is interested in the stories and environments of those who share experiences of being raised within multiple and often opposing cultures. Website:

One way or another

The following series of collage and mixed media works on paper is inspired by the three months I spent in Yemen when I was 15. Fragmented memories are reconstructed through imagery collected from magazines, books, personal archives, and online research….

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I left

Because I understood at too young of an age that I should be ashamed of my body.   Because it was painfully clear that my brothers were of greater value than my sisters and I.   Because I was taught…

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Breaking News: Girl rides bike

In 2012, settling back into Los Angeles after traveling abroad for a few years, I decided to do the unthinkable for an Angelino: become a bike commuter. Despite the increasing interest in cycling, the number of cycling work commuters in…

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