Featuring in our new Young Perspectives series, Mysa Kafil-Hussain explores the changes that Iraqi art went through to form a unifying identity across the nation by revitalising aspects of ancient folklore and traditional art.


Mysa Kafil-Hussain is currently Archive and Library Manager at Azzawi Arts.  She recently completed a Master of Arts (M.A.) focused in History of Art & Architecture of the Islamic Middle East from SOAS University of London.

This conversation is part of Converging Paths, a partnership with Asia House, kindly supported by the Altajir Trust, and the Aga Khan Trust for Culture’s Education Programme.