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Rayya Elias

About

Rayya Elias is a Syrian-born author, filmmaker and musician. Her first book, Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side is published by Bloomsbury.

She has worked as an art director, in hair and fashio. She has played in bands including Ancient Beat and Rayya, and has directed two short films –Anonymous and The Lunchroom.

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