This little room is where he keeps all his memories.
Abdul came to Jordan after the Palestinian exodus in 1948. He served over 15 years in the Jordanian airforce, and with the Libyan airforce as well.
He wanted to become a fighter pilot.
But instead he taught himself to become an artist, and found a way to connect himself to his homeland and ‘the resistance’ through art.
This is his workshop.
This is an example of his work – a marriage in Palestine… celebrating traditional and local life.
Today Abdul Hay Mosallam has exhibited all over Europe, and in the States as well. Through his work, he’s recreated the memory of a world he was forced to leave behind.
Thanks to Noura and Petra Swais for organizing this. Check out the @daratalfunun twitter channel if you’d be interested in attending or hearing about events like this.
As for SAF… well, stay tuned!