EXHIBITIONS

WINDOW ON MUSCAT
April 2016
Gallery Sarah
Muscat, Oman


While in Muscat, I was impressed by the preserved architecture and the effort to maintain strong traditions as part of the national identity. Seeing the locals wearing the national dress walking in the streets gives this place a unique cityscape. While preserving its past, the city is also constantly modernizing and changing. You can find here also the characteristics of all the capitals in the world: people from all parts of the world working and living together, modern buildings, shopping malls and international brands. This interesting contrast between the old preserved city and the modern cosmopolitan capital was really inspiring to me. 

My work is based on drawings and paintings commenting on daily life and stories spread by the news. In Muscat, I was able to work on one of my favorite subject: people and daily life in an urban environment, with some unique local features. I loved seeing the elderly gathered in public spaces and playing traditional games or sitting and watching the new generations that are creating the new face of Muscat. I liked spending time in Bait Al Zubair Museum to study the traditional Omani dress. And every day, I looked at the local newspapers to get to know the local perspective on world news. 

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FROM BEIRUT TO BRUSSELS
March 2016
Skri├░uklaustur
Iceland





This exhibition shows some recent works I have been doing since 2014. During that year, I decided to produce a daily drawing on recycled material (newspaper and fabrics), about what was happening around me in Beirut and in the news. The result is a wall installation of drawings witnessing major events and daily life seen from this city.
As I left Lebanon in 2015, my work turned mainly into sketchbooks and drawings commenting on the different social and political realities I faced while traveling in Europe.  

One part of the exhibition is the work in progress I will be producing daily in Iceland. The installation will allow the visitor to witness my path as an artist for the last 2 years.


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PRIX DU HAINAUT DES ARTS PLASTIQUES 2015
October 2015
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Charleroi
Belgium



“Greetings from Beirut” is a series of drawings commenting on political issues and daily life in Beirut. Every day, we read hundreds of information about the state of the world through newspapers, internet and social media. But seen from Beirut, these events have a different perspective. Very often, we are ourselves confronted to these "News" in our daily life. From all these issues, I have produced drawings that I published on social networks as postcards from Beirut that I send to the world.


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JOURNAL D'AILLEURS
June 2015
Residence des Arts de Moncontour
France



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VITRINE FRAICHE
May 2015
Tournai
Belgium


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SPRING EXPO: ICON
May 2015
A-Lab Amsterdam
Netherlands



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