Tamara “Solem” Al-Issa, a Toronto-based sculptural artist of Syrian/Filipina descent, focuses on capturing the essence of preserving time. Solem draws inspiration from the architectural wonders and cultural traditions of SWANA and Southeast Asia, delving into the familiar shapes, colours, and textures that resonate deeply within her. Clay, a multidimensional medium, embodies qualities of affection, communication, intuition, and provocation.