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

2016-2015
22 workshops in Danish public schools under the topic “Syrian art in exile” in a collaboration with CKU, Denmark

2014
Performance art workshop with Martha Jovanovic at Art residence. Aley, Lebanon

2011
Studio 1 (In need), school of contemporary art at All Art Now gallery, Damascus, Syria

2010
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

2009
workshop on sculptures entitled Composition in Cement at the French Cultural Centre. Damascus, Syria

2008
workshop on plastic art at the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus, Syria

Fadi al Hamwi, Irrational Loop of Dust

 

Exhibitions

2017
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

2016
Vacancies, Galerie Wedding, Berlin, Germany
Behind the lines, Penticton Art Gallery, Penticton, British Colombia, Canada

2015
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

2014
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)

2013
exhibition at Mark Hachem gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
exhibition, Jabal, Beirut, Lebanon

2012
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.

2011
Studio 1 (In need), All Art Now gallery. Damascus, Syria

2010
In Silence, All Art Now gallery, Damascus, Syria
Vital Spaces festival for Contemporary Art, Damascus, Syria

2009
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

2008
The Annual Spring Exhibition, Khan Asa’ad Pasha, Damascus, Syria

2007
Mediterranean Countries Exhibition, the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria