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Abdulhay Mussalam

Abdulhay Mussalam

Sector : Cultural Figures , Artists

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  • Country of residence : Jordan
  • Gender : Male
  • Born in : 1933
  • Age : 82
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Abdul Hay Mussulam was born 1933 in Wawayma, Palestine.
The works of Abdul Hay Mussalam provide a unique insight into the recent cultural history of Palestine. Mussalam, a self-taught artist, creates relief paintings that are based on traditional Palestinian village life before Al Nakba (The Expulsion) and on his military experience as a professional solider. He served in three wars in Israel, Lebanon and North Africa before becoming an artist. He makes his own art materials out of a potent mixture of sawdust and wood glue. Mussalam lives in a refugee camp in Jordan where his life's dream is to establish a small museum to house his artwork. 

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