Akram Al Halabi
Artist

Akram Al Halabi was born in Majdal-Shams (Golan Heights) in 1981. From 1997 until 2000, he studied drawing and painting at Bait Al Fan, supervised by the artist Wael Tarabeh. In 2003, he participated in the summer academy of Darat Al Funun, supervised by Professor Marwan Kassab Bashi, in Amman, Jordan. After studying at the Faculty of Fine Art Damascus, Syria, he finished his BA of Fine Art in 2005. Through the One World Scholarship of the Afro-Asian Institute, he came to attend the Academy of Fine Art of Vienna in 2007, finishing his studies with distinction in 2012 with the class of Professor Erwin Bohatsch. During this period, he also was an exchange student at the Academy of Fine Art Umea, Sweden. Since 2015, he is a MA student at the Film Academy / Digital Art Compositing, Vienna.

He is working and living in Vienna, Austria.

[Saatchi Art]

Akram Al Halabi
Artist

Akram Al Halabi was born in Majdal-Shams (Golan Heights) in 1981. From 1997 until 2000, he studied drawing and painting at Bait Al Fan, supervised by the artist Wael Tarabeh. In 2003, he participated in the summer academy of Darat Al Funun, supervised by Professor Marwan Kassab Bashi, in Amman, Jordan. After studying at the Faculty of Fine Art Damascus, Syria, he finished his BA of Fine Art in 2005. Through the One World Scholarship of the Afro-Asian Institute, he came to attend the Academy of Fine Art of Vienna in 2007, finishing his studies with distinction in 2012 with the class of Professor Erwin Bohatsch. During this period, he also was an exchange student at the Academy of Fine Art Umea, Sweden. Since 2015, he is a MA student at the Film Academy / Digital Art Compositing, Vienna.

He is working and living in Vienna, Austria.

[Saatchi Art]

  • Farah Al Qasimi: Hello Future
    Publication
    Capricious
    International
    Hello Future is a culmination of Al Qasimi’s photographic, performance and film practice, unified within her keen focus on surface and texture, and the revealing visual influences of the splashy and florid. Farah is a bright and rising multidisciplinary artist whose work examines postcolonial structures of power, gender and aesthetic in the Persian Gulf states and global cultural confluence and migration at-large. (more…)
  • Portrait of a Man
    Jun 29 – Oct 20, 2024
    X Museum
    Beijing, China
    Following Collection as Poem in the Age of Ephemerality in 2020 and X PINK 101 in 2023, X Museum will present its third collection exhibition, titled Portrait of a Man, in the summer of 2024. The exhibition features male figures created by 61 international contemporary artists in recent years, including paintings, sculptures, and photographs, alongside relevant research materials, publications, and videos. (more…)
  • What is Truth?
    Feb 17 – Oct 20, 2024
    Sainsbury Centre
    Norwich, UK
    This year, the Sainsbury Centre is investigating how we can know what is true in the world around us through a series of fascinating, interlinked exhibitions. The dynamic 2024 programme consists of four key, interlinked exhibitions – In Event of Moon Disaster, Liquid Gender, Jeffrey Gibson: no simple word for time and The Camera Never Lies – bringing together some of the world’s leading artists and creative thinkers, plus a new, interlinking publication. (more…)
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