Al Fadhil (b. 1955)

Al Fadhil - Iraqi Brothers. Amer & Nasser (2003)

*1955, Basrah, Iraq, lives and works in Lugano, Switzerland.

Al Fadhil, is a multidisciplinary artist (painting, installation, photography, performance, video art) who studied at the Institute of Fine Arts in Baghdad and at the Academy of Fine Arts in Florence (Italy). He has participated in many international art events and workshop residencies. He worked at the “Cité Internationale des Arts” (Paris) in 2000, 2004 and 2005, Dubai Art Symposium 2004, and Taipei Art University 2005. He has held exhibitions in various venues across Europe and other continents including the Bonndorf Museum (D), 2000; Sharjah Biennale (UAE), 2003; Venice Biennale, off performance (I), 2003; Rome University Museum / MLAC (I), 2004; Emergency Biennale I, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (F), 2005; Kuandu Museum, Taipei (TW), 2005, and the Punish Kamp project, Berlin 2006.