Maya Al Khaldi مايا الخالدي is an artist, musician and composer from Palestine, based in Jerusalem. Maya’s work explores voice and the music of the past and present, working with archival materials 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 from the audio archive of the traditional Palestinian music of the Popular Art Center in Ramallah, Palestine.
Sarouna سارونا is a Jerusalem-born Palestinian qanun player, audio engineer, producer and DJ.
She is also the founder of Tawleef, an independent women-led Palestinian record label and artist space.
She played, produced, mixed & mastered the album, “عالم تاني – Other World”.
She is currently working on her first album, an electronic exploration of memory through sampling and qanun.
She is also working on an all-female collaborative music project, featuring local and diasporic Palestinian artists.