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Let's Facetime by Perryhan El-Ashmawi - Artwork

Immerse yourself in the thought-provoking world of Perryhan El-Ashmawi, an Egyptian artist born in 1988, through the captivating piece "Let's Facetime." Created in 2019, this artwork crafted from oil on fabric measures 132 x 132 cm.

Artwork Details:

  • Title: Let's Facetime
  • Medium: Oil on Fabric
  • Dimensions: 132 x 132 cm
  • Year: 2019
  • Artist: Perryhan El-Ashmawi
  • Origin: Egypt

El-Ashmawi's inspiration for this piece came from a unique moment - teaching her grandmother how to use Facetime. In today's digital culture, the concept of being "tech-savvy" raises questions about the digital divide and the challenges it presents, not just in terms of access but also adoption. This artwork beautifully explores the gap between popular technology and those who may struggle to adapt to it.

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Please note that this artwork is currently situated overseas, which may impact delivery times based on the country of origin. Kindly allow for a delivery window of 1-2 weeks.