Composition inspired by "numbers", a text written by Shokri Askar (11 years old, Aleppo, Syria) in the context of Haneen exhibition, Beirut, February 2018.

Written by Youmna Saba
Recorded at Tunefork Studios, Beirut, Lebanon

"Haneen – a Collective Work of Lebanese and Syrian artists on the impact of war on childhood.
Two nationalities, Lebanese and Syrian, speaking with one voice in one of Beirut’s iconic landmarks, echoing collective memories of war across time and geography.
39 poems and stories were written by Syrian children living in informal tented settlements in Lebanon, interpreted by 47 Lebanese and Syrian artists.
This project is unique because the children were given space to freely express themselves and because the artists were given freedom for their own interpretations, resulting in a rare glimpse into minds, hearts and memories of war that both have in common."