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About Aya Haidar

Aya Haidar is a Lebanese multimedia artist, whose work focuses on the use of found and recycled objects in order to create poetic works exploring loss, migration and memory. Aya graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from the Slade School of Fine Art in London and completed an exchange at the School of the Art Institute, Chicago. Her MSc. in ‘NGOs and Development’ came from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Articles by Aya Haidar

This week’s front page editor

Rosemary Bechler is a mainsite editor of openDemocracy

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