Biography

Born in Syria in 1981, Humam al-Sayyed graduated from the Department of Sculpture, Institute of Applied Arts in Damascus in 2003. He won the award for the Youth Exhibition in Damascus in 2004. His work was present in international auctions in Qatar and Dubai. He held solo exhibitions in Paris, Beirut, Dubai, and Damascus; and participated in sculpture symposiums in Syria and Spain. He also participated in group exhibitions in New York and Switzerland. Making sculptures and paintings, Humam uses the human body with all its details, and makes auto-portraits in many of his works, leaving his mark on a hat that covers the head most of the times.