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The Human Trap

by Hala H. Hassan

“Take it or leave it.” The borders trap. [1/3 The Human Trap]

“Anything you say will be held against you.” Freedom of speech. [2/3 The Human Trap]

“Aliens are not welcome.” The new scream. [3/3 The Human Trap]



The Human Trap‘ portrays the failure of the world to reconcile the concepts of evolution and globalization. It addresses the most troubling occurrence of our time: how people continue to be victims of war, discrimination, and border control; how people’s realities and voices are diluted, manipulated, and transformed into weapons of destruction; and how people are alienated as a result of alternative facts, cyber bullying, and virtual walls.



Hala H. Hassan is a Lebanese designer and illustrator. She is interested in design activism and how we can develop human-centered designs/innovations with social impact.

Hala recently launched her personal project under the name “Randomiyyat” where she presents random ideas and experiences following the “rule of three” with images, videos and illustrations.