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Art for a higher cause: Etchings by Rohingya refugees help hundreds across globe

AP

Published : Jul 31, 2018, 11:29 am IST
Updated : Jul 6, 2019, 3:32 pm IST
Murals by public art organisation Artolution made in collaboration with Rohingya refugees to use as therapy in conflict areas around world. (Photo: AP)
Murals by public art organisation Artolution made in collaboration with Rohingya refugees to use as therapy in conflict areas around world. (Photo: AP)
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Rohingya refugee children kick a soccer ball outside their makeshift school in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
Rohingya refugee children kick a soccer ball outside their makeshift school in the Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
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Vice president of marketing and communications for UNICEF USA Francesco De Flaviis, left, talks with co-founder and co-director of Artolution, Max Levi Frieder, of Denver, beside a mural created by Rohingya refugees that's displayed at the offices of UNICEF USA, in New York.
Vice president of marketing and communications for UNICEF USA Francesco De Flaviis, left, talks with co-founder and co-director of Artolution, Max Levi Frieder, of Denver, beside a mural created by Rohingya refugees that's displayed at the offices of UNICEF USA, in New York.
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A Rohingya refugee child draws and paints inside a makeshift school at Kutupalong Refugee Camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
A Rohingya refugee child draws and paints inside a makeshift school at Kutupalong Refugee Camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
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Rohingya refugee children play inside a makeshift school at Kutupalong Refugee Camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
Rohingya refugee children play inside a makeshift school at Kutupalong Refugee Camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
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A life sizes mural is seen on the wall of a makeshift school for Rohingya refugee children at Kutupalong Refugee Camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
A life sizes mural is seen on the wall of a makeshift school for Rohingya refugee children at Kutupalong Refugee Camp near Cox's bazar, Bangladesh.
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Frieder has been working with refugees at the Kutupalong Camp in Bangladesh, inhabited mostly by Rohingya Muslims that have fled from persecution in neighboring Myanmar, that created the 5-foot by 25-foot mural.
Frieder has been working with refugees at the Kutupalong Camp in Bangladesh, inhabited mostly by Rohingya Muslims that have fled from persecution in neighboring Myanmar, that created the 5-foot by 25-foot mural.
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The school walls are covered with mural created by public art organization called Artolution, who collaborate with refugees to create large pieces of art and use art as therapy in conflict zones around the world.
The school walls are covered with mural created by public art organization called Artolution, who collaborate with refugees to create large pieces of art and use art as therapy in conflict zones around the world.
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