Fadi Al Hamwi

Fadi al Hamwi, Artificial Sugar (Videostill)

Fadi al-Hamwi (*Damascus, Syria, 1986) graduated from the faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus in 2010, majoring in oil & mural paintings. Today al-Hamwi works in painting, video and installation with a focus on conceptual art. Al-Hamwi lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Workshops & Courses

22 workshops in Danish public schools under the topic “Syrian art in exile” in a collaboration with CKU, Denmark

Performance art workshop with Martha Jovanovic at Art residence. Aley, Lebanon

Studio 1 (In need), school of contemporary art at All Art Now gallery, Damascus, Syria

workshop on contemporary Islamic art and heritage revive at the National Museum. Damascus, Syria
workshop on light art and control at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus, Syria. In cooperation with the Dresden University of Fine Arts, Germany

workshop on sculptures entitled Composition in Cement at the French Cultural Centre. Damascus, Syria

workshop on plastic art at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus, Syria

Fadi al Hamwi, Irrational Loop of Dust


48h Neukölln, Sugar Forever, Performance installation, at Alfred-Scholz-Platz (Public space), Berlin, Germany

Lost in Translation, De Warande Expo, (Sugar forever, Performance installation), Turnhout, Belgium
Sugar Forever, Performance installation, at CAA Berlin, Germany
While You Were Sleeping II, Duo exhibition, at CAP Kuwait, Kuwait
Behind the Lines, Campbell River Art Gallery, BC, Canada
Ma3rad , at 33&5 gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

While You Were Sleeping, 2 person show, East of Elsewhere at Vardaxoglou, London, UK
Behind the lines, „The Reach Gallery Museum“, BC, Canada

Mosaik Syrien, Gut Altenkamp Museum, Papenburg, Germany
L’Art en Mouvement, Video art screening as part of the Nice Solidaire du Monde, Nice, France
100 Masterpieces of Modern and Contemporary Arab Art at the Institut du monde arabe from the collection of Barjeel Art Foundation, Paris, France

Vacancies, Galerie Wedding, Berlin, Germany
Behind the lines, Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, British Colombia, Canada

CPH:DOX, Video art screening „Artificial sugar“ as part of the Syria types project, Copenhagen, Denmark
Syria off frame, Venice Biennale, Italy
Nord Art, Hamburg, Germany

Syrian crisis: The Art of Resilience, hosted by the world bank. Washington dc, USA
SYRIAN ART OF TODAY, with the collaboration of Oxfam, Mayfair, London, UK
(Society – 180 Degree), at ART HOUSE gallery. Damascus, Syria (solo exhibition)

exhibition at Mark Hachem gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
exhibition, Jabal, Beirut, Lebanon

True colors of Society – hope and survival, Jaouuana seikly gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
The Visual Scene For Young Syrian Artists, Samer Kozah gallery, Damascus, Syria
The Small Painting, Mustafa Ali gallery, Damascus, Syria.

Studio 1 (In need), All Art Now gallery. Damascus, Syria

In Silence, All Art Now gallery, Damascus, Syria
Vital Spaces festival for Contemporary Art, Damascus, Syria

video art exhibition, All Art Now gallery, Damascus, Syria
exhibition at the National Museum in Damascus, of Contemporary Islamic Art competition by the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK
exhibition of Light art at the Goethe Institute, Damascus, Syria

The Annual Spring Exhibition, Khan Asa’ad Pasha, Damascus, Syria

Mediterranean Countries Exhibition, the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria