I am a Syrian painter and photographer based in Vienna Austria. My work revolves around reality and abstraction. Going back and forth between the two languages, i try to document life around and in me.

I was always attracted to beauty and i have found it even in the most ugly places and moments imaginable.

Sami Ajouri

LAM Dresden

Mein Sehen bleibt physisch folgenlos von Lucie Klysch – Kunsthistorikerin, Dresden Sami Ajouri wurde 1980 in Syrien geboren und besuchte bis zu seinem Diplom 2003 die Fakultät der Bildenden Künste in Damaskus. Darauf folgte das Studium der Malerei und Druckgrafik (Diplom 2011) an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Wien bei

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The Art of War

based on true story… In the vast and dry Mediterranean landscapes a shepherd of thousand sheep and endless skies holds a Kalashnikov in his hand leading a bunch of angry men to fight for all their stolen rights he couldn’t write he couldn’t read but smart and brave he was

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Sami Ajouri

Warscapes

It doesn’t matter whether nature is living war or peace. The waves of sound and of material will behave the same no matter what.Aleppo, Syria – Donau, Vienna2012 – 2020 a huge fire out of a factory in the outskirts of Aleppo, 2012 the sun light reflecting on the surface

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Faces

I managed to convince a friend of mine who had a trusted relationship to these guys, to let me visit them and document the work of their brigade. I told them I am portraying the heroes of this war, a silly idea I thought but they seemed to like it

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Sami Ajouri

Cain

These paintings are from the series Cain. I am working on this series since 2017. The paintings are based on photographs i took during my travels in Syria 2012 – 2013.All men depicted in these paintings were freshly becoming soldiers at that time. Ranging from serious fighters to unwilling ones.

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Hi there.. I am a Syrian painter and photographer based in Vienna Austria. My work revolves around reality and abstraction. Going back and forth between the two languages, i try to document life around and in me. I was always attracted to beauty and i have found it even in

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