Marwan - in Memoriam

Marwan - in Memoriam

On 22 October 2016 passed away the great artist Marwan Kassab-Bachi, a Syrian 'through and through' even though living in Berlin since the late 1950s.

Oct 2016

Mohamad al-Roumi: Contrast Syria

Mohamad al-Roumi

Museum für Islamische Kunst, Berlin, 29 July - 30 October 2016. Pictures by the Syrian photographer showing the life in his home country before the war.

Sep 2016

Hamid Sulaiman: Freedom Hospital

Original drawings for the much-noticed graphic novel by the Syrian artist, presented in an exhibition at Crone Gallery Berlin, 9 April - 18 June 2016.

By Hannah Kugel

May 2016

A Syrian Chronology

Atassi Foundation's inaugural project will first be shown as part of Art Dubai Projects, 16 - 19 March 2016. Produced by Hala Alabdalla and Khaled Barakeh.

Mar 2016

Ossama Mohammed

Resilience and poetic creativity against all odds. About the filmmaker, his unflinching, profound and poetic insights, and his central role in Syria’s film production scene.

By Lisa Wedeen

Feb 2016

Live, Love, Limbo

Perspectives on exile and the inner landscapes of those who have lost their native homes. Natalie Naccache, Lebanon, and Omar Imam, Syria. 10 - 20 Sept. 2015, Photoville, New York.

Aug 2015

Moving Arts - Syrian Artists Today

Exhibition at Rocher de Palmer, Cenon, France, 24 Jan. - 12 Feb. 2015. Screenings at Utopia Cinema, Bordeaux, France, 23 - 24 January. Curator: Delphine Leccas

Jan 2015

Hrair Sarkissian: Homesick

Recreation and destruction of a scale model of the apartment building in Damascus where Sarkissian's parents are still living. Reflections on the artist's project.

By Murtaza Vali

Jan 2015

Marwan in Sharjah

Topographies of the Soul. Individual exhibition, Barjeel Art Foundation at Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, 6 December 2014 - 6 February 2015.

By Ismail Al Rifa’i

Jan 2015

An Index of Tensional and Unintentional Love of Land

The impact of the Palestinian struggle on ideals, efforts, discourses across times and geographies, traced in artworks and documents of visual culture. 16 July - 28 Sept. 2014, New Museum, New York.

By Ala Younis

Sep 2014

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