On February 2, over 5,000 Yemeni-owned bodegas went on strike against Trump's Muslim travel ban. Variations of this sign appeared in the windows of the closed shops. These signs, designed spontaneously by bodega owners, made both crisis and solidarity legible -- and the critical importance of both action and expanded definition of "family" to encompass a community.
Reproduced for the group exhibition “The New Normal” curated by Murat Adash and Hiba Farhat
Installation view, “The New Normal” group exhibition at Supra Salon, Istanbul, 2017.