Akram Al Halabi

Akram Al Halabi Palestinian Artist

 

Akram Al Halabi was born in Majdal-Shams in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights in 1981. He studied painting and drawing at Bait Al Fan, supervised by the renowned artist Wael Tarabeh. In 2003, he participated in the summer academy of Darat Al Funun in Amman/ Jordan, supervised by artist Marwan Kassab Bashi. He attained his BA of Fine Art from the Faculty of Fine Art Damascus/Syria in 2005. He attended the Academy of Fine Art of Vienna/ Austria finishing his studies with distinction in 2012 with the class of Prof. Erwin Bohatsch. From 2015-2017, he attended an MA program at the Film Academy “Digital Art Compositing” in Vienna in 2017.

He participated in several exhibitions such as: “New Future” exhibition in Museum di Palazzo, Bologna, Italy in 2013; “IMAGETEXTE3” exhibition in gallery “Topographie de l’art”, Paris, France in 2014, “Creating Common Good” exhibition in “Kunst Haus Wien Museum Hundertwasser”, Vienna, in 2015; “Diaspora Now “ Contemporary Arts around the Homeland exhibition in the Museum of Fine Arts Gifu, Japan. 2017. In 2011 he received The first Award of “Kunstler am Werk, Lenzinger wettbewerb” Academy of fine art Vienna, Austria.

Al Halabi’s work has been acquired by a number of collectors in the EU and the Middle East including the British Museum collection, London and the “Kupferstichkabinett” collection in Vienna, Austria.

 

Khaled Hourani Palestinian Artist Khaled Hourani Palestinian Artist. In a process that took two years, Hourani initiated a scheme aimed at connecting the world of modern and contemporary art with the unstable realities of Palestine. Among the complex range of theoretical and practical questions and readings his project inspired, this gesture tested Ramallah’s undefined bureaucratic infrastructures by creating a hallmark political event.

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