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  In the painting “Father on the Background of Displacement from Haifa April 22nd, 1948” Abed Abdi reconstructs through his and his family’s personal experience the traumatic historical event of the Palestinian people: The Nakba. In 1948, Abdi who was born and lives in Haifa, was uprooted with his mother to Lebanon, where they spent...
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  Masters Thesis by Figueiredo, Carolina Ferreira de Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Instituto de Filosofia e Ciências Humanas This work aims to analyze the visual culture presented in Israel and Palestine during the 1970s and 1980s, through the unique interaction between the images spectrum and the political struggle in Palestine. The study...
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 Palestinian artist pays tribute to his sister, who has lived in a Syrian refugee camp for more than 60 years, through his artwork. In his exhibition ‘Homage to Lutfiyah’, Palestinian artist Abed Abdi pays tribute to his sister who has lived in Syrian refugee camps for over 60 years. Abdi’s sister Lutfiyah has been a...
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  The current exhibition aims to view Abdi’s creative work from a more personal, private point of view, combined with an inquiry of his strong desire and sensitivity to material qualities which is impressively present through his work. Abed Abdi (b. 1942, Haifa) is a Palestinian-Israeli artist educated as a graphic designer in the former...
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 A retrospective exhibition of well-know Arab painter Abed Abdi, “Secrets, Drawers and Identities: Homage to My Sister Lutfia, Yarmouk Refugee Camp,” will be open on Saturday evening, May 18, at the Beit Hagefen Arab-Jewish Cultural Center in Haifa. Abdi was lucky, he spent only three years as a refugee. Lutfia, on the other hand, has...
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The drawer is culturally attached to the concept of secrecy and privacy, the location where one locks personal documents, intimate objects, and cherished secrets.
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   Historical crises always have a human face. Although we may have become numbed by the daily reports of violence from both sides of Syria’s two-year-long civil war, it is certain that more than 70,000 civilians have perished and more than 700,000 have fled the country putting intense pressure on neighboring countries, stretching the resources...
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 The struggle to save Lutfia, an 84 year-old Palestinian refugee, is being conducted by her brother Abed Abdi, a respected Palestinian artist who resides in Haifa.  A childhood memory documented in a photo: A little boy is holding his mother’s hand; his four siblings stand alongside them. The place is a refugee camp near Damascus....
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 Palestinian artists of the second half of the twentieth century, when interviewed, sometimes speak of being the first to do this or that, or that theirs was the first Palestinian one-artist exhibition, etc. The trauma of the Nakba caused an absence in knowledge. Closer study reveals that, despite this perceived chasm in the continuity of...
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  In his studio Abed Abdi, a leading Palestinian artist, is showing works of local residents. He also recalled wistfully his former neighbor, Emile Habibi. The Work space of the artist Abed Abdi and his works are strongly tied to each other, and are connected to the city of Haifa where he was born and where...
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