March 31, 2009
-- Hamza's inspiration comes from his parents, heritage, and cultural background. The collection is an embodiment of people's struggles defined by the human condition. The drawings document the current conditions of people affected by wars.
" The initial design of my work is from a personal connection, and then migrates to address the universal themes of power, sexual development, subdued anger and violence, and feelings of failure and mortality." (Hamza)
The exhibit opens Monday, April 13th through Friday April 24th 2009. Hour: Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m. The Ronald Williams Library is located at Northeastern Illinois University 5500 North St. Louis Ave., Chicago, Illinois 60625-4699.