Biography

Born in Lattakia in 1966, Fadi Yazigi graduated from the Department of Sculpture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus University; in 1988. He currently lives and works in Damascus. He held many solo exhibitions in Hong Kong, Greece, Lebanon, Kuwait, London, Damascus, Bahrain, and Jordan. He also participated in group events in Bordeaux, Paris, Dubai, Beirut, Geneva, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. Yazigi uses different mediums, from drawing and sculpture to installations, to depict the human and animal bodies with an emphasis on faces; so much so that bodies seem mere extensions to it. He combines mythological creatures with details from daily life to express his vision.