by Melania Malomo (EPOS)

EPOS Insights

Nidaa Badwan is a Palestinian artist who is currently living in Monte Grimano Terme, a small town in the province of Pesaro-Urbino. She is a refugee coming from Gaza, and she has become famous thanks to her pieces of art and, in particular, thanks to “One hundred days of solitude”, a collection of 24 self-portrait in her tiny bedroom in Gaza. In the following exclusive article for EPOS, Melania Malomo tells us the story of Nidaa Badwan, retracing her life from the childhood in Deir al-Balah, the problems with Hamas, her escape from Gaza and the long journey across several countries, till the arrival to Italy and the success as an artist

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by Giulia Nembrini

EPOS Insights

At first glance, Fahima, Antoinette, Lina, Rania, Kinda are just Arabic names to us, mere symbols of a nation that is slowly fading away. In fact, those are the names of normal women from Aleppo who are facing unimaginable struggles daily,to provide for their families’ basic needs, feckless people in the larger game played by the major powers involved in the conflict. These are their stories and their everyday lives

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