Friends Who Remain Awake in the Dark
Created as part of a themed trilogy of three separate but related works, celebrating the women of Iraq and their stories from ancient Sumer and Mesopotamia through today.
The title is from a poem by Nazik Al-Malaika, a female poet from Iraq.
The rose is the national flower of Iraq.
"A superhuman effort to coalesce the imaginative world."
Moray Mair, Mutant Space Arts
"Luzajic, like Wonder Woman, is her own institution."
Paul Robinson, Blog Critics
"Queen of the fantastic."
Carrie Shibinsky, Art Bomb Daily
Lorette says, "I am driven by eclectic curiosity, and by the joy of juxtaposition. My work is a curiosity cabinet and an apothecary of magic potions and spells. It is poetry, and a surreal dream. It is the frantic pace of the city and the magnificent silence of the night. It is about love and death and the sacred and inane, and the absurdity and beauty in all things."