Maya Al Khaldi (مايا الخالدي) is a musician and composer from Palestine, based in Jerusalem. In her work she explores the voice and music of the past and present, using archive material as source to imagine the future. Her debut album عالم تاني – Other World is inspired by Palestinian folklore, influenced by the present, to imagine a sonic future. All songs include either lyrics, melodies, or recordings of traditional Palestinian music from the audio archive of the Popular Art Center in Ramallah, Palestine.
Photo: Yasmine Omari