Amer Al Akel

Amer al Akel - I am from Syria

Amer Al Akel (Damascus, Syria 1987) took his Bachelor degree in Art and Visual Communications at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Damascus University in Syria in 2011. He has taken courses at “Studio1”, AllArtnow, in collaboration with the British Council at Damascus in 2011, with filmmaker Faisal Kourashi, British Council, Syria in 2009 and at the Netherlands Institute for Academic Studies in 2008, this in Acrylic painting. He studied at the École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts de Paris, Class of Prof.Abraham Cruzvillegas, in 2019. In 2016 he inscribed himself as Diploma Student at the sculpture department of Weißensee Kunsthochschule in Berlin, Germany. Amer al Akel lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Awards, Scholarships and Residencies

Mart Stam Stipendium / Deutschlandstipendium
Art residency at KUNSTHALLE EXNERGASSE-WUK in collaboration with AllArtnow. Vienna-Austria

Amer al Akel, Bauernopfer


„LICHTBLICK“, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin, Deutschland
„That’s not life anymore“, Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin, Deutschland
„Lost in Translation“, de Warande, Turnhout, Belgien
RUNDGANG, Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin, Deutschland
„Qu’est-ce que tu fais“, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Melpomène, Paris, Frankreich
„a journey of belonging“ Part II, CAA gallery,Berlin, Germany
„In Between“, galerie postel, Hamburg, Germany
annual exhibition at Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin, Germany
„Tun und Lassen“ at modular+ space, Berlin, Germany
„a journey of belonging“ CAA Academy, Berlin, Germany
Translation // Le vent nous portera. Curated by Christine Nippe. Kommunale Galerie, Berlin, Germany
„Soap is good“ by Amer Akel and „Le jour de la Gloire“ by Anri Sala, Kurt Kurt space, Berlin, Germany (Solo)
„Sans papiers – Das Leben ist eine Reise“. Dinner- Lecture, curated by Simone Zaugg and Pfelder, Kurt-Kurt Space, Berlin, Germany
KUNST UM DIE MOORWIESE in Bad Saarow, Germany
„70 Square Metres“, at Goethe-Institut Damascus In Exile, group exhibition.Berlin-Germany
„City in Transformation“ video art program screened in Kunsthochschule Halle-Germany
I will never get used to wait / TYS / Copenhagen-Denmark
Participate in „VideoFormes Fest“, Clermont-Ferrand, France
„At the plague“ Supermarket art fair, Stockholm, Sweden
„I will never get used to wait“, Curated by Abir Boukhari, Hinterland Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Participate in AIVA international video art festival – Stockholm-Sweden
“Mosaic” group exhibition at AllArtnow space.Damascus – Syria
„In Need“ group exhibition at AllArtNow space.Damascus – Syria
„Open Day“ group exhibition at AllArtnow space.Damascus – Syria
„Blood Donation“ group exhibition.Damascus – Syria
group exhibition at NIASD (Netherlands Institute for Academic Studies). Damascus – Syria