Maysaa Al Bardaweal

Pertinence, 120 x 80 cm, Mixed Media on Canvas, 2014.

Pertinence, 120 x 80 cm, Mixed Media on Canvas, 2014.

Pertinence

By combining signs of her homeland with elements from her upbringing, Maysaa Al Bardaweal creates a lyrical self -portrait of her as a child.  Illustrations of her childhood memories swirl above her body- formed of bits of Palestinian fabric combined with suggestions of the foundations of old buildings.

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Born in 1986, Maysaa Al Bardaweal holds a BA in Fine Art from Al Aqsa University, Gaza. She is a member of the Palestinian Artist Association and has worked on various arts related projects with UNRWA as well as programs related to introducing creativity and art to children.

Notable Exhibitions:

  • Morning Pending (CCF), Gaza (2010).
  • Gaza Gallery, Gaza (2009).
  • UNDP Auction, Jerusalem (2009).
  • ‘Various Colors’, Al Qattan Centre for Children, Gaza (2009).
  • ‘Jerusalem in the Eyes of Artists’, Gaza, Women’s Centre for Information and Media (2009).
  • ‘Exception’,  Women’s Centre for Information and Media, Gaza (2009)
  • ‘Canaanite’ in cooperation with the CCF, Gaza (2009)
  • ‘Qurban’, Women’s Centre for Information and Media, Gaza (2009)
  • ‘White Night’, Gaza (2008)
  • ‘International Women’s Day’,Women’s Affairs Centre, Gaza (2007).

Contact:

art_maysaa_khaled@hotmail.com

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