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Mahmoud Dayoub
b. 1981, Syria

Born in Syria, Mahmoud currently resides in the UAE. Elements of dystopian figures can be found throughout Mahmoud's works, triggering a thought provoking interaction between the artwork and the observer. Mahmoud has exhibited internationally across the globe, showcasing his works in Mexico, France, Syria, The Netherlands and more.

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International solo exhibitions
International group exhibitions
Art fair participant
Works on commission



2005 BFA in Painting, Fine Art faculty at Damascus University, achieving a first class Degree
2001 Soubhy Shouaib institute, Homs, Syria

Solo Exhibitions

2014 Alianza Francesa Gallery, Mexico
2012 Maktab; Creative Zone Gallery, Damascus, Syria
2011 Gallery Beeld, The Hague, Netherlands
2007 French Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria

Group Exhibitions

2018 Sikka Art Festival, Dubai, UAE
2017 'I'm lost', World Culture Museum, Gothenburg, Sweden
2017 'I will Never Get Used to Wait', Skanes Konstforening, Malmo, Sweden
2016 Pro Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE
2016 'Museum of Preserving City', Botkyrka Konsthall (Fittja apartment) Stockholm, Sweden
2015 Hinterland Gallerie, Vienna, Austria
2015 'City in Transformation' video art program screened in Videoformes festival, Clermont Ferrand, France
2015 Magmart Festival, Naples, Italy
2015 Les Instants Festival, Marseille, France
2015 Hangmen Kunsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
2015 TYS Udstillingsstedet, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015 'At the Plague', Supermarket art fair, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 'How Are You Going, Are you Okay', Gotham arts studio, Western Australia
2014 AIVA festival, Finspang, Sweden
2012 'Mosaic', visual project about ethnic religious coexistence in Syria and the future, AllArtNow, Syria
2011 'Studio1', AllArtNow, Damascus, Syria
2011 'Open Day', AllArtNow, Damascus, Syria
2010 'In Silence', AllArtNow space, Damascus, Syria
2009 'Days of photographs', French Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
2009 1st sculptural symposium 'From Palmyra to Hesiah', Syria
2008 'Days of photographs', French Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
2008 'International Festival of the Plastic arts' Mahares, Tunisia
2007 'Days of photographs', French Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
2006 'The annual Exhibition for Syrian Artists', Khan Asaad Basha, Damascus, Syria
2006 Exhibition of Graduated artists in French Cultural Center, Damascus, Syria
2005 'Annual youth exhibition', Al-Rewak Gallery, Damascus, Syria
2004 'Annual youth exhibition', Al-Rewak Gallery, Damascus, Syria
2002-2003 Several collective exhibitions in Homs, Syria

Artist residency

2006 'Artistes Dans La Ville' In Memory of Paul Cezanne, Marseilles, France