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Abed Abdi interviewed by Selections art magazine

What image(s) illustrate(s) 2020 for you so far?

It is the last painting that expresses my thoughts, the one I made here in the peaceful Hungarian village of Csókakő, the second home we lived in to help preventing the spread of the disease. I produced a graphic artwork here, which brought me back to many years ago when I studied at the Academy of Arts in Dresden, Germany. This work embodied a dreamy boy who hovers in an air balloon rising over the plains and hills of the village and aiming to fly far, far away.

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