Muhammad Ali (Syria) take a multi-discipline approach to art-making, spanning video, installation, painting and drawing and through which he explores how meaning is constructed and understood. Muhammad’s outlook on Semiotics has an important anthropological dimension, with the study of evolution and the communication of cultural phenomenon taking up a pivotal role in his practice.

Muhammad Ali (b. 1982, Syria) graduated with a BA in Painting from the Fine Art Faculty of the University of Damascus. He has recently exhibited his work during Scope (Basel and New-York, 2008), Darat Al Funun (Jordan, 2005), Al Riwaq Gallery (Bahrain, 2004), and All Art Now (Syria, 2009).

Muhammad’s residency was organised in collaboration with All Art Now, and supported by the British Council Syria.

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