For Omar Ibrahim, art is an extension of existence and self. As a Syrian, he cannot escape the imprint of the ongoing Syrian war upon his life, his family, and his mind … and, therefore, ultimately on his art. It is a reality he reluctantly embraces, while at the same time bravely seeks to change through his artwork and life. In part two of Omar’s story, he expresses the ongoing struggle he faces as a refugee in Paris, seeking to succeed in his life and art for the sake of his family far away.

(Produced by Scott Lashinsky)