Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery

Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery
Library Shelf Location 18.SHAM
Publication Date 01 Jan 2019

This book was published in the occasion of the exhibition 'Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery' 2019 at Bush House, King’s College London. Sara Shamma is one of Syria’s most celebrated contemporary artists who is based now in the UK, her works can be found in both public and private collections around the globe. Shamma, born in Damascus, Syria (1975) to a Syrian father and Lebanese mother, moved to London in 2016 under the auspices of an Exceptional Talent Visa. She graduated from the Painting Department of the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus in 1998. She has exhibited widely and has been the recipient of various international art awards, was a prize-winner in the 2004 BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery, London and at the Florence Biennial in 2013. In 2010 she became a United Nations World Food programme celebrity partner. Shamma has a long-standing interest in the psychology associated with the suffering of individuals.

ISBN 9781916208803
Quantity 1
Pages 103
Authors Sara Shamma, Stephen Deuchar, Dr Sian Oram, Kerry Smith, Kathleen Soriano, Prof Evelyn Welch
Format Hardback
Publisher Sara Shamma & Kings College London
Category Artist (relating to a single artist/collaborative team)
Keywords Modern Slavery, Contemporary Art, Portraits
Related Country/Global Region England
Related Event 'Sara Shamma: Modern Slavery' 2019
Related Gallery Bush House, King’s College London
Language English

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