About the Artists
The selected artists are Aisha Al-Abdulla, Zeest Marrium and Maryam Al-Tajer.
Aisha Al-Abdulla is a multidisciplinary artist. She is currently a Painting and Printmaking student at Virginia Commonwealth University graduating in 2023. Influenced by anime and video games, her work revolves around character design, world-building and themes related to her personal experience. She has participated in multiple group shows such as the GCB MiniPrint exhibition in Berlin, and the Studio 675 and From Near exhibitions at the art gallery at Multaqa in Education City. Moreover, she collaborated with the local brand Ortensia for their summer collection campaign in 2021.
Al-Abdulla’s sculpture installation revolves around the activities of the fictional character Raincoat Girl, a creature from a series called Above the Cloud, who uses rain to cleanse the Earth from pollution and other things created by human chaos.