Art Features

Burial Art – Assem Al Bacha

Hidden behind a lavish Andalusian past is the story of “The Last Damascene in Granada”, the self-exiled sculptor Assem Al Bacha.

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Mokdad’s 300 Miles: the Dilemma of Activist Documentaries

Mokdad’s 300 Miles: the Dilemma of Activist Documentaries

“The tricky thing about art, particularly about Syria, is that I always imagined that you make art for change.”

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Cartoonists on the Rise Since Uprising

Cartoonists on the Rise Since Uprising

A brief introduction to the most prominent caricature, comics and animation artists that have gained popularity amongst Syrians since 2011.

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Anas al-Braehe and His Ultimate Muse

Anas al-Braehe and His Ultimate Muse

“My mom, when still alive, would make clothes for her. Her dresses are so colorful! I would always see her walking around, as if she was floating; there is something very special about her. She moves like a star, she is different, she is beautiful.”

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Turkey Discovers Syrian Artists

Turkey Discovers Syrian Artists

After centuries of common history and decades of separation, facing — some shared — challenges, Syrian artists are permeating the Turkish art scene and creating important institutions and networks for both themselves and the host community.

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Syrian Art – Narratives of Hope, Despair and Resilience

Syrian Art – Narratives of Hope, Despair and Resilience

Syrian artists have contributed alternative, rich and nuanced, angles and raised awareness on Syria.

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