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Wurood

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Sultana

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Mashakel

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Jawaher

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Fattanah

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Bashayer

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Ali Shawwa

Birth Year

Country of birth

Country of residence

1976

Kuwait

Cyprus

Artist’s Story

Ali Shawwa’s work is known for its layers, texture and often reflective metallic elements – infusing them together in search of balance and a relationship between the traditional and the contemporary / His practice shifts between the mediums of painting and sculpting / Ali's latest series is part of a contemporary statement collection entitled ‘Gossipers’, where he attempts at exploring the integral role this interaction has played as an evolutionary and cultural human connection / His work has been exhibited in galleries and art auctions in London and Dubai, acquired internationally by art enthusiasts and private collectors / He currently lives in Dubai/

Full CV

Solo Exhibitions

2013 “Iconic”, Limassol, Cyprus
2005 “Sinan”, Nicosia, Cyprus
2002 “Gossipers”, San Francisco, California

Group Exhibitions

2015 “Auction 2.0”, EMERGEAST auction, VIDA Downtown, Dubai, UAE
2015 “Like”, EMERGEAST popup group exhibition, Artspace, London, UK

Career Highlights

  • 2015 “Auction 2.0”, EMERGEAST auction, VIDA Downtown, Dubai, UAE
  • 2013 “Iconic”, Solo show, Limassol, Cyprus

Artist Statement

I feel my artwork absorbs the gravity of certain ideas, thoughts, influences, questions, and becomes a platform to provoke and engage the viewer.