1968 in Baghdad. She graduated from The Baghdad School of Economics
and fled from Iraq after the Gulf War and is now living in Sweden. She
works as an environment officer for the City of Gothenburg.
In spring 2007 she spends time in Amman, Jordan, interviewing Iraqi refugees.
leisure time passion is to weave carpets in traditional Iraqi style
in which she applies colourful motives and symbols signifying her memories,
experiences and emotions; often flowers that grew by the river Tigris
and other images from a world which has disappeared. The strong colors
she uses symbolizes her own hope that she one day might be able to return
to her home country.
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