Hasoon describes her use of sketchbooks as her records of visual data. Carrying a sketchbook everywhere she goes, sketchbooks play an important part of Hasoon’s practice.
The physical notion of putting an implement onto paper is Amira’s form of disengagement from the outside world. Though, paradoxically as she documents this.
The attachment of the sketchbook has become more of a personal diary, an expression of vulnerability and openness, rather than something passive and detached. Amira’s sketchbook will forever be the preliminary stages of her practice and continued works.