Fadi Yazigi's "Untitled" exhibition at @capkuwait "In many ways, there is little to say, because everything has come to a standstill. The main topic for me, if one exists at all, is this hiatus between the past, the current and the future. Right now, a question mark hangs over everything, even down to a possible title for this show.” Fadi Yazigi (Syria, b. 1966)
Born in Syria, Yazigi studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University, gaining a bachelor’s degree in fine arts specialising in sculpture in 1988. He still lives in Damascus today with his family and works full time at his studio in the old city.
Producing a range of works from painting to sculpture to reliefs that all mirror each other in terms of subject matter and, for the most part, focus on everyday life in his country. Yazigi regularly casts his sculptures in bronze, and they often depict people as underdeveloped creatures or as half-human beasts. As a figurative painter, Yazigi’s work revolves around people and human emotions with a nostalgic sensibility towards the individuals that he encounters.
A strong facet of his work is experimenting with new materials and techniques, allowing him to continuously increase the range of his oeuvre.
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