MAPPING BERLIN / DAMASKUS

Many Syrians find places in Berlin that remind them of Damascus. Place for place, memory for memory, the city maps of Damascus and Berlin blend into one another. This phenomena inspired Berlin-based Syrian author Dima Albitar Kalaji to create an experiment: Together with Kurdish-Syrian author Widad Nabi and Berlin authors Svenja Leiber and Annett Gröschner, she explored this doubled …

Existing Elsewhere – Exhibition

The exhibition Existing Elsewhere puts on display a series of black and white photographs by Berlin-based photographers Guevara Namer and Alaa Hassan, whose works are presented for the first time in Berlin and in Germany. Starting from the investigation of the ways displaced people in Europe look back at their past, the show deals with the construction …

About

Guevara is a Syrian Kurdish photographer and documentary filmmaker based in Berlin, started her career in Damascus 2005.   Her photography exhibition in Berlin “Existing Elsewhere” is held in Berlin for Oct 2020. Guevara was selected for an art residency in Tapís De La Fundacio, Barcelona 2017 as part of photographer Susan Meiselas exhibition AKA …