Categoria: Arab-Israeli Conflict

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Artists, Middle East, Performing Arts, Socio Political atlas, Worldwide Art

Syria’s Piano Man Sings The Stories Of The War

On the streets of his bombed-out neighborhood, Ayham Ahmad plays a battered piano and sings the stories of Syria’s war. Four years of conflict have brought his hometown of Yarmouk — a Palestinian refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus — to its knees. Like many Palestinian camps around the region, Yarmouk had evolved into […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Artists, Drawings and Paintings, Middle East, Worldwide Art

Anatomy of a revolution through art

Syrian artists paint to show the world the gruesome reality behind the war that destroyed most of their homeland. As the war in Syria enters its fifth year, millions of homes have been destroyed and almost half of the population has been displaced. Hundreds of thousands have been killed and injured- the war has resulted […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Artists, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Street Art and Urban Regeneration, Urban and Street Art, Worldwide Art

Banksy unveils a new series of pieces in Gaza, Palestine (by Street Art News)

After teasing us with a single shot on Instagram yesterday, Banksy finally revealed the location of the first piece which is Gaza in Palestine. Inspired by “The Thinker” by Rodin the first piece is entitled “Bomb Damage” and obviously with Banksy, the placement is just on point. On top of that, the elusive British street […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Artists, Drawings and Paintings, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Worldwide Art

Fadi al-Hamwi and his captivanting art from Syria

“We are witnessing something unreal in Syria, the destruction, death toll, sound of rockets, bomb explosions you can’t even define its location or how far it is from my studio or house! This is all new to me, as a person, Syrian and artist… I can’t describe how it feels, I find my salvation in […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Urban and Street Art, Worldwide Art

~THE CREATIVE MEMORY OF THE SYRIAN REVOLUTION (Murals)

For many years, mural art was closely associated with the classes that held religious and/or economic power. In the 1920s Mexican muralism emerged, headed by the painters Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Muralism became based on the idea of freeing paintings from the boundaries imposed by museums, and releasing them into […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Street Art and Urban Regeneration, Urban and Street Art, Worldwide Art

Murad Subay ~ Street Art in Yemen

Born in Yemen, in Thamar province in July 3, 1987. He graduated from Sana’a University in 2012 with a degree in English Literature. He started drawing in 2001. His first artistic campaign “Color the walls of your street” was launched right after 2012’s conflicts in Sana’a. The campaign aimed to erase the war’s remnants in […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Drawings and Paintings, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Worldwide Art

~the Creative Memory of the Syrian Revolution (drawings)

Drawing is the production of a two-dimensional image based on a subject of reality or fantasy. A drawing could be projected from a surface, imprinted on it, or carved in it; each of these methods has its own specific tools like knives, pencils, or pieces of charcoal. Colors are used, but shades of gray and black are the most common.

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Urban and Street Art, Worldwide Art

Palestina e Giordania: i graffiti di Hamza Abu Ayyash

Hamza Abu Ayyash è nato in libano, da entrambi genitori palestinesi. Suo padre è di Hebron e sua madre è una rifugiata nata in Giordania, nel campo profughi di Al Zarqaa. Entrambi i genitori hanno fatto parte all’Organizzazione per la Liberazione della Palestina. Hamza Abu Ayyash ha viaggiato dal Libano alla Siria, poi è stato in Tunisia […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Artists, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Street Art and Urban Regeneration, Urban and Street Art, Worldwide Art

Bansky in Cisgiorndania: graffiti sul limite

Oggetto di quest’analisi sono le opere realizzate da Robin Gunningham, in arte Bansky, sul muro erett0 dallo stato israeliano per isolare il territorio della Cisgiordania. La criticità della situazione sociopolitica delle zone in cui queste opere sono state eseguite e la peculiarità del supporto che le ospita rende necessaria una breve introduzione che permetta una […]

Arab-Israeli Conflict, Artists, Middle East, Socio Political atlas, Urban and Street Art, Worldwide Art

Tammam Azzam, ‘Il bacio’ di klimt ricostruirà la Siria

Anche se quell’immagine, per il momento, è solo digitale suscita emozione. “I miei pezzi sono una composizione digitale di opere d’arte. Per me, si tratta di una idea per un progetto che ho promesso di completare in futuro. Ho deciso che porterò questi pezzi, come “il bacio”, alla vita, quando sarò in grado di ritornare […]