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The Art of War

based on a 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 indeed the driver, the farmer and all underdogs have had enough of being the thugs suddenly, it all made

Sami Ajouri

Half baked consciousness

My the search for the image “At first, I couldn’t understand what worried me about it; it was only after a minute or two that I realized: this child was extraordinarily large. Enormous, in fact. Stretched out horizontally, its body rose twelve feet above the surface of the ocean, I swear. I remembered that when I touched the wave, its face was a little higher than mine, even though my

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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 Professor Gunter Damisch. Seine Kunst kennzeichnet sich durch ein abstrakt-konzeptionelles Frühwerk, seit 2016 definieren sich seine Arbeiten überwiegend durch figurative

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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 of the water waves in Donau, Vienna 2020 it is raining on the new swamps after the flood in Idlib,

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New Drawings

“At first, I couldn’t understand what worried me about it; it was only after a minute or two that I realized: this child was extraordinarily large. Enormous, in fact. Stretched out horizontally, its body rose twelve feet above the surface of the ocean, I swear. I remembered that when I touched the wave, its face was a little higher than mine, even though my cockpit must have been at least

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 very much. Some of them were skeptical and asked my fixer friend about my background and political affiliation and why

Cain is the Vilan III

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. I asked them whether they would allow me to portrait them, a question that irritated some of them, whereby most

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