Maiada Aboud

Maiada Aboud deals with ways in which social and religious structures interconnect and influence the individual. An endurance artist, Aboud uses her body to subvert Arab Israeli constructs of “woman”. For her, performance is a way of challenging patriarchal concepts and exploring notions of gender and sexuality, embedded in the female body or in the absent female sexual body. Aboud completed her Masters at Coventry University and her PhD at Sheffield Hallam University. Born in Palestine (Christian Arab Israeli), she graduated from Haifa University. Aboud has exhibited in Haifa, Berlin and Manchester, with solo exhibitions in Jerusalem and Coventry, UK.