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. 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

2018
Mart Stam Stipendium / Deutschlandstipendium
2015
Art residency at KUNSTHALLE EXNERGASSE-WUK in collaboration with AllArtnow. Vienna-Austria

 

Amer al Akel, Bauernopfer

 

Exhibitions

2018
annual exhibition at Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin, Germany
“Tun und Lassen” at modular+ space, Berlin, Germany
2017
“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
2016
“City in Transformation” video art program screened in Kunsthochschule Halle-Germany
2015
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
2014
Participate in AIVA international video art festival – Stockholm-Sweden
2012
“Mosaic” group exhibition at AllArtnow space.Damascus – Syria
2011
“In Need” group exhibition at AllArtNow space.Damascus – Syria
“Open Day” group exhibition at AllArtnow space.Damascus – Syria
2009
“Blood Donation” group exhibition.Damascus – Syria
2008
group exhibition at NIASD (Netherlands Institute for Academic Studies). Damascus – Syria