Abed Abdi, 81, is a Palestinian visual artist who was expelled from Haifa in 1948 and returned three years later. By Zena Al Tahhan Published On 29 May 2023 / Aljazeera During the Nakba, Zionist militias carried out dozens of massacres and destroyed more than 500 Palestinian villages, while three-quarters of the Palestinian population was expelled...Continue Reading
Included in the book: Abed Abdi’s Artwork “Refugees” A richly illustrated book of contemporary art from the Middle East and North Africa drawn from the British Museum’s permanent collection Reflections: contemporary art of the Middle East and North Africa brings together an extraordinary collection of work from the British Museum for the first time. The contemporary art of...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
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 DDR,1...Continue Reading
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....Continue Reading
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