Media Diversity Australia

EXPERTISE

Refugees, art, culture and community, social justice

BIO

Aseel Tayah is a Palestinian artist/activist using her cultural practice to shed light on the experiences of those living in war-torn countries and conditions. She is an advocate for humanity, and for humans to deal with each other with dignity, kindness and respect. Through her works such as Bukjeh and Lullabies Under the Stars, she invites communities into the experience of asylum seekers and refugees. She is a sought-after speaker on cultural rights and the role of the arts in building social cohesion and harmony, working towards cultural equity in a predominantly white arts sector.

AFFILIATIONS, MEMBERSHIPS

Masters in Art and Education, Masters in Art and Community Practice, Bachelor of Arts and Education