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A k r a m    A l    H a l a b I


Born in Majdal Shams, Golan Heights, in 1981. 

Education

Since 2015 - He is MA student at the Film Academy "Digital Art Compositing” Vienna.
2013 - 2015 - Student in IKL "Education in the Arts" in the Academy of fine Art, Vienna.
2008 - 2012 - Diplom - Mag. Fine Art, Academy of fine art, Vienna, Austria.
2000 - 2005 - BA Fine Art, Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria.
1997 - 2000 - Studied drawing and painting at Bait Al Fan, supervised by the artist Wael Tarabeh, Majdal Shams, Golan Heights. Founder member and Volunteer in Mudarris Center of Arts & Culture, from 2005 till 2013, Majdal Shams, Golan Heights.

Residences

2014 - "Umeå the capital culture of Europe 2014" Survival Kit Festival, a Project by gallery Verkligheten. Residency program supported by IASPIS Umeå, Sweden.
2013 - Golamea project, Gallery Konsthögskolan, Academy of fine art Umea, Sweden.
2010 – Scholarship OeAD-Gmbh, Exchange student in the Academy of fine art Umea, Sweden.
2003 - Residency at Darat Al Funun, The Khalid Shoman Foundation, supervised by Prof. Marwan Kassab Bashi, Amman, Jordan.

Awards

2009 - 2010 - 2011- Three years Scholarship (One-World-Scholarship Program) Afro-Asian Institute - AAi - Vienna, Austria.
2011 - The first Award of “Kunstler am Werk,  Lenzinger wettbewerb” Academy of fine art Vienna, Austria.
2005 - The first Award of  “Damascus Colors” workshop, Damascus, Syria.
2003 - 2004 - 2005 - The three first Awards of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus, Syria.

Solo Shows

- 2016 “H E Y” solo exhibition in MCL "Maison de la Culture et des Loisirs" Metz, France.
- 2006 “Puppets” solo exhibition in Murarris center of Art and Culture, Golan Heights.

Group shows

2016
- "Touch the Reality" Exhibition in Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna.
- "In the heart of the heart of another country" Project by AIN, in Athens and Beirut.

2015
- "Creating Common Good" Kunst Haus Wien, Museum Hundertwasser, Vienna.
- "art'pu:l – Fair for contemporary art" Walzwerk Pulheim, Germany.
- "Der Blöde Dritte Mittwoch" in "rhiz" Vienna, Austria.
- Moving Arts, Rocher de Palmer, Bordeaux, France.

2014
- "Snowflakes" Survival Kit Festival, Gallery Verkligheten, Umeå, Sweden.
- "PARKFAIR TARMINARTOR” Ehrenhalle, Äusseres burgtor, Heldenplatz, Vienna, Austria.
- "AN ON-GOING PROJECT" in Fluc Kunstsalon, Vienna, Austria.
- “IMAGETEXTE3” Topographie de l'art, Paris, France.
- “KunstStoff Syrien 2014” in the Forum Factory, Berlin, Germany.
- “Syrie : la foi dans l'art” ICI. Institut Des Cultures d'Islam, Paris, France.
-  "huge flights–little shelter" Fabriktheater Rote Fabrik, Zurich, Switzerland.

 2013
-  "Langer Hebel, Kurzer Arm" Atelier Suterena, Vienna, Austria.
-  "Der handel zeigt sich zufrieden" Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria.
-  5th Cairo Video Fastival, Medrar for contemporary Art, Cairo, Egypt.
-  Visual Arts Festival Damascus @ DEPO, Istanbul, Turkey.
-  “New Future” Museum di Palazzo, Bologna, Italy.

2012
- "Disorder show" Mapping future residency, AIN & BJCEM, in Fabbrica Del Vapore, Milan/ Italy.
- “Golan Spring” French Institute, Jerusalem.
- "Snowflakes” Diplom exhibition, Academy of fine art Vienna.

2011
- “Multiple choice” 1+2, Vienna, Austria.
- “Unterior” Academy of fine Arts Prague, Czech.
- “Travel light” Sommerfest Mayerhof, Austria.

2010
- Workshop “CS Contemporary” in Budapest, Hungary, the project was supported by the Academy of fine art Umea, Sweden.
- “Love Comes First” performance project, Golan Heights.
- “Moths” Crack Festival, Forte Prenestino, Rome, Italy.
- “Undressed” in Original Gallery Umea, Sweden.

2009
- “Fragile bodies” Mosaic Gallery, A.M.Qattan Foundation, London, England.
- “Damascus the Capital of Culture” in Al Mashgal Gallery, Damascus, Syria.

2008
- “The Young Artist” A.M.Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, Palestine.
- “The Jerusalem Show” in Al Mamal Foundation,  Jerusalem,  Palestine.

2007
- “Artists from Golan” organized by A.M.Qattan, Mudarris, Sakakini, In Ramallah, Palestine.

2006
- He participated in sundry exhibitions has accompanied his Academic study of Art, in Damascus and Aleppo, Syria, such as the youth exhibition Damascus, Mada gallery, Mustafa Ali gallery and the French institute Damascus.

Collections

2015 - The British museum collection, Department of the Middle East, London, England.
2015 - The “Kupferstichkabinett” collection, Vienna, Austria. 
2012 - The collection of BJCEM, in Fabbrica Del Vapore, Milan, Italy.
2009 - Collection of Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah.
2007 - Collection of Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, Palestine.
2005 - Collection of the Faculty of fine Art Damascus, Syria.
2003 - Darat Al Funun collection, Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan.

In addition, Al Halabi's work has been collected by many private collectors in France, Sweden, Germany, Austria, Syria, Palestine, Israel, Italy and England.