Qamar Abdulmalik Kuwait , b. 1993

Qamar draws from her personal experiences as a palestinian refugee, the global systems that impact the Arab diasporas, and brings focus to the seemingly mundane day-to-day happenings that are prominent struggles in the lives of undocumented immigrants.

Qamar Abdulmalik (b.1993) is a Palestinian graphic designer and inter-disciplinary artist based in Riyadh.

 

 

Using collage, video art, and new media, Abdulmalik creates installations that draw from her personal experiences as a Palestinian refugee, the global systems that impact the Arab diasporas, and brings focus to the seemingly mundane day-to-day happenings that are prominent struggles in the lives of undocumented immigrants. She discusses it from her perspective using surreal and interactive methods with dark humour as an important element to express and connect with the audience.

 

 

Abdulmalik has exhibited at Art Jameel Photography award-AJPA (2016, Dubai), Live demo (2017, Jed- dah), EpicenterX  (2017, Detroit), Desert to Delta (2017, Utah), MNWR at almakan (2018, Jeddah), YSA at Athr Gallery (2019, Jeddah),  21,39 Jeddah Arts (2021, Jeddah), and Al Safa Art and Design Library (2022, Dubai). Her films were also selected for the Red Sea Film Festival (2020, Jeddah) and Gulf Metaverse.