Syria in their hearts: Syrians reflect on the meaning of home
A new exhibition at the National Gallery of Ireland tells the stories of some of the countless Syrians displaced by the country’s savage civil war
“I’ll always be biased when I talk about Syria. It is home, the place where I learned how to drive and had good laughs with my best friends and graduated as a software engineer and fell in love.”
Suad Aldarra is a data scientist and writer now living in Dublin. Like millions of her fellow citizens, her life was upended by the war that ignited a little over a decade ago in March 2011.