Mirsal Project / by Sarah Taibah

Mirsal; the illustrated unsent heartbreak letters project‭.

‬I started collecting heartbreak letters that were written by different people from all around the world in 2017 and finished illustrating 70 letters in the begging of 2019‭. After that I wrote my own heart break letter and made a video in March 2019, because I felt that I need to be vulnerable in thanking all of the people who were vulnerable with me and brave enough to send me their private deepest stories. ‬These people come from different places all around the world‭; ‬Jeddah, Peru‭, ‬Barcelona‭, ‬San Francisco‭, ‬Cairo‭, ‬Dubai‭, Al khartoum, ‬Berlin‭, ‬Beirut‭, ‬Kuala lumpur‭, ‬and much more‭. ‬Each broken relationship has a different end and some of the letters‭ ‬are not even addressed to a romantic previous partner‭. ‬However‭, the voice that seeks closure is ‬the one thing in common between all the letters‭. ‬These‭ ‬letters were never received by their intended people‭, ‬so the artist turned them to illustrations‭. ‬Each illustration either reflects on the heartbreak letter, or specifies a significant object to the relationship itself, an object only the sender and their previous partner would recognize or relate to.

you can find Mirsal’s book in these places:  Jeddah:  @homegrown_market   @meddcoffee   @crate.ksa   @ruf.sa   Riyadh:  @draftthoughts   Cairo:  @maison69store

you can find Mirsal’s book in these places:

Jeddah:
@homegrown_market
@meddcoffee
@crate.ksa
@ruf.sa

Riyadh:
@draftthoughts

Cairo:
@maison69store

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10  out of 70 letters

10 out of 70 letters