Opening Friday, September 8 from 6-8pm
Exhibit runs September 8 – October 30
Kifah Abdulla is a poet, visual artist, writer, teacher, activist, and world citizen, born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq. His artwork employs different artistic styles to explore social, spiritual, emotional, and cultural themes. He spent over eight years as a prisoner of war in Iran, during the Iraq- Iran War in the 1980s.
Since then, Kifah has lived in Iraq, Jordan, Holland, and the United States, where he exhibits, writes, teaches Arabic language at the Language Exchange, and Arabic calligraphy as an art form at continuing studies/MECA. He published his first book of poetry (Dead Still Dream), in 2016, and he is hoping to publish his memoir (Mountains Without Peaks).