Moath al-Alwi, originally from Yemen, has been detained at Guantánamo for over 14 years. He paints as well as creating elaborate models of ships from scraps of material, including cardboard, old t-shirts, and parts of the plastic housing of shaving razors. His works are intended as presents for his lawyers and family.

Moath al-Alwi, Model of a Gondola, 2016.

Moath al-Alwi, Model of a Ship, 2015.


Moath al-Alwi, GIANT, 2015.