Shams is a little girl made of glass. One fateful day, Shams breaks into a million pieces. This book follows Shams as she transforms from a fragile little girl into a survivor with the help of her own imagination and the guidance of Shifaa, the healer.
A storybook blending storytelling and powerful illustrations, Shams is brought to life as an otherworldly being in her small universe.
About the Artist
Sundus Abdul Hadi is an artist, writer and Co-Founder of We Are The Medium. Articulated through her artistic practice, writing and curation, Sundus’ work is a sensitive reflection on trauma, struggle and care.
About the Brand
We Are The Medium (WATM) is an artist collective culture point for communication through video, music, print and visual arts. Consisting of family members, the tribal structure of WATM is a counter-action to the regular model of the arts industry. Its work is intentional, intuitive and fiercely independent. With a bird’s-eye view of the industry, WATM intends to give back what it has received from culture.