Repetitive Dream :: The Work

Footages from Safwan Dahoul’s solo exhibition “Repetitive Dream ” held in Ayyam Gallery London from May 9 – June 8, 2013. Scrambled, hanging on hope, teared apart, edge of losing patience, fear of waking up & facing a heartbreaking reality and bigger fear of seeing the same devastating dream again… Between reality and dream; Dahoul once…

Repetitive Dream :: The Talk

Art is not about studying, it is in your genes… you either have it or not! Safwan Dahoul On May 8th, Ayyam Gallery in collaboration with Edge of Arabia hosted “Repetitive Dream” talk by Syrian artist Safwan Dahoul and Co-founder of Ayyam Gallery Khaled Samawi moderated by Edge of Arabia Director Stephen Stapleton, included also…

Part I: If You Want to Celebrate Art … Maximize It!

It all starts off ground, my friend was flipping plane’s magazine and saw a full-page of Art Week advertisement, she smiled and said “Gosh it is all over the place… Art is even in the air”. What is so special about Dubai in March is not only Art Dubai, the entire city and country celebrate…

Safwan Dahoul: Technique Speaks Out Emotions!

When I received an invitation on Safwan Dahoul solo exhibition (A Real Dream) in Dubai earlier this month, I thought to myself “I must go”! And so I booked the ticket & flew to Dubai for two nights just to attend (A Real Dream). Luckily I got the chance to meet Safwan for the second…