Basel El Maqousy was born in Gaza in 1971 and studied art at the YMCA. Recipient of the Charles Asprey Award for a Palestinian artist in 2003, he has had a solo exhibition at the Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre in Ramallah as well as participated in group exhibitions in Palestine and elsewhere. In 2000, '01 and '03 he took part in workshops at Darat Al Funun in Amman, Jordan, and in 2007 he went to Bangalore, India for a residency. He teaches art at the Jabaliya Rehabilitation Centre.
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