Asya Abdrahman is a concerned artist and entrepreneur who understands the relationship between culture, human rights and environmental protection. Her work promotes cultural and ecological survival by bringing new perspectives and resources; human, natural, found, and recycled.
Asya Abdrahman’s painted interpretation of Gnawa music revolves around the colors, textures and motion of the Gnawa lila ceremony. The most familiar part of Gnawa music is the Blues; that traveled to America through slavery. The other five colors of music were left behind in West Africa but preserved through Gnawa music.