Sohail Salem

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A Part of A Body, 220 x 100 cm, Oil on Canvas, 2014.

 

A Part of A Body

Sohail Salem’s ‘A Part of A Body’, is like the title implies, an allegory to the deep spiritual and physical connection that he, as a Palestinian, feels towards the landscape (both land and sea) of Palestine.

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Born in Gaza in 1974, Sohail Salem obtained his BA in Fine Art from Al Aqsa University in 1999. He is a founder and member of Eltiqa Group for Contemporary Art and currently works as a Graphic Designer in Gaza.

Solo Exhibitions:

  • ‘Waiting’, French Cultural Centre, Palestine (2011)
  • Zara Gallery, Amman, Jordan (2010)
  • ‘Une Place Et Des Lieux’, Place de La Collegiale Villefrance de Rouergue (2005)
  • ‘Art Vision’, Khalil Sakakini Centre, Ramallah (2003)

Group Exhibitions:

  • AFAQ Exhibition, Salle de La Chapelle, Toulouse, France (2011)
  • Gazaart, PRCS, Gaza (2010)
  • Visual Stories, Eltiqa Artist’s House (2010)
  • ‘Palestine Toujours’, Paris, Arcima Galerie (2010)
  • Art Rest, PRCS, Gaza (2009)
  • Summer Eltiqa (Workshop and Exhibition), Gaza (2009)
  • Art of Palestine, Bank of Palestine Gallery, Bethlehem (2009)
  • ELTIQA, Galerie Brigitte Graffault, Montauban, France (2009)
  • Traces Du Guerre, CCF Network- Gaza, Ramallah, Jerusalem, Nablus (2009)
  • ‘Morceaux Choisis Gaza’ (2008)
  • ‘La Nuit Blanche’, French Cultural Centre, Gaza (2008)
  • ‘Gaza Seasons’, Geneva Switzerland (2007)
  • ‘From Sands to Gray’, Gaza (2006)
  • ‘Artists From Palestine’, Martini, Switzerland (2005)
  • ‘Cactus’, French Centres in Palestine (2004)
  • ‘Ten artists From Palestine’, France (2004)
  • ‘Hasan Hourani Prize’, Qattan Foundation (2004)
  • ‘Seeds of Art’, Zara Gallery, Amman, Jordan (2003)
  • ‘Marwan Kassab Bachi Student Exhibition, Darat Al Funun, Jordan (2003)
  • ‘I Remember 1948’, Sydney, Australia (2003)
  • ‘6 Artists From Gaza’, French Cultural Centre, Jerusalem (2003)
  • ‘Winter 2002’, French Cultural Centre, Gaza (2002)
  • Darat Al Funun Summer Academy, Jordan (2001)
  • ‘AFAQ’, YMCA, Gaza (1999)

Contact:

sohailart@hotmail.com

Website:

www.palart.ps

www.eltiqa.com

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