Maiada's work deals with ways that social and religious structures interconnect and influence the individual. Using endurance art, Maiada's interest in social issues draws on a unique and personal perspective.
Maiada, born in Palestine( Arab Israeli), and graduated from Bar Ilan University in criminology and sociology then obtained another degree in art at Haifa university, received her education in the UK, where she completed her Masters from Coventry university, and currently finishing her PhD at Sheffield Hallam university.
Her study attempts to connect the textual analysis to the individual’s social experience by way of using performance and relating it to culture and social life.
The intention is to investigate cultural identity using performance, and with the purpose to establish if these performances are linked to collective identities.
Significance of the research;
Studies of this kind have been carried out before through western performances but the significance here is