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Contributions by Tiffany Higgins:

“The Seeds of Aleppo”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What is behind your choice of this piece of art in response to the Syrian Refugee Crisis? Artist Sarah Van Sanden: The delicate airborne seed sketched on a found envelope embodies, for me, movement, transition, and possibility—a metaphor of sorts for the people fleeing unlivable circumstances in Syria. Despite the murky darkness in the drawing, there’s a burst of light coming from the seed that speaks of hope, endurance and what waits in …

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