Artist Aya Abdel-Rahman

Artist Aya Abdel-Rahman dies from cancer after a long journey of struggle

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Gaza Post- Gaza

Aya Abdel-Rahman, a 30 year old Palestinian artist from Gaza Strip, dies on Tuesday 2nd of July after a long journey of fight with cancer extended along 10 years.

The death event occurred outdoors, during a treatment course. Dozens of surgeries and medical procedures were done in order to control the disease, but eventually cure failed. One of latest treatment trials is removing her kidney, but disease was more fulminant.

Aya, considered one of artists who emerged and came into view in many exhibitions held in Gaza, West Bank, and Europe. Her paintings and exhibitions had meanings of optimism and hope.

A state of sadness dominated over impressions of all who knows Aya. They talked about her classy drawings, kind personality, and perfect skill in art.

It is worth mentioning, that the artist Aya opened many shows of art and drawings.


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