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“I feel like, oftentimes, teenagers aren’t asked how they feel about what’s going on. Adults kind of consider that conversation on their own and don’t really include us in it,” Aseel Rafat said. “For my own sanity, it was just nice to get it out there.”
The project started as an online document the Rafat sisters shared with three friends who live in New York, Skye Garcia , Natalia Vélez-Ríos, and Samantha Trombone, where they showcased their artwork with one another. Three years later, with the quarantine and political unrest, the five friends decided it was time to open this opportunity to other teens.
“Younger people are feeling kind of trapped,” Wasan Rafat said. “Anyone who has anything they want to get out of their chest to unburden, they can do that through their visual or artwork and they won’t be judged for it.”
Shannon Slattery, an arts teacher at
The young and trendy generation of today judge themselves, according to the kind of gadgets they posses. The popularity of gadgets among youth has ensured that newer and trendier gadgets are introduced very passing day. The addiction of gadgets has been such among one and all that it has become unthinkable of a life without a gadget. The effect of these gadgets has been tremendous, and it is often debated that whether the impact that it has made on the youth is a positive or negative one.
Video Games and Computer games can be listed as the gadget which has influenced the youth the most. Several researches indicate that these games can have a positive effect on the youth’s mind. However sometimes it may cause terrible changes in behaviors. It was seen that playing video games or computer games actually help the young people in concentrating much better. There are … Read More