Saif Azzuz

Saif Azzuz is a Libyan-Yurok artist who uses his work to symbolize and acknowledge Native American generational trauma, resilience, history, and traditions. Azzuz primarily uses bright colors and acrylic paint on tapestry-like canvases to blend traditional Indigenous influences with contemporary culture. Also, Azzuz’s pieces often include noteworthy titles that incorporate the Yurok language and address the importance of a holistic connection with the land. Overall, Azzuz uses his art to touch on more complex, difficult Native American issues and make them easier for outsiders to comprehend.