Malak Mattar
When The World Sleeps — 2020

“I have this feeling that everything I do will live longer than me, than everyone.”

Gazan artist Malak Mattar

“The trauma I have experienced is in my genes. There is no way to escape it, but there is a way to move forward. I have to paint and document the war. I have this feeling that everything I do will live longer than me, than everyone.

Even with a portrait that has nothing to do with the situation, it is a document because I was the one who painted it.” Malak Mattar

You can follow Malak on Instagram at @malak_mattar_artist

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