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Talal Moualla

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Talal Moualla

1952SYRIA

ARTIST-CRITIC, CURATOR, POET

 

BIOGRAPHY

Talal Moualla was born in 1952 and studied in Syria and Italy. An artist,

critic, and curator. he has held many solo exhibitions and has participated in a number

of group exhibitions. Currently, he is the Director of the Arabic Arts

Centre in Sharjah. Molalla’s works have been purchased by individuals and

institutions all over the world, including Syria, Japan, France, Italy,

Cuba, Belgium, US, Egypt, Libya, Romania, Denmark, UK, Holland, Germany,

UAE, Austria, Jordan, Lebanon and Bahrain. In addition, he has published

many books, studies and articles on art and art criticism and he is a member of the

International Critics Agency.

E.Mail:«mailto:moualla@emirates.net.ae» moualla@emirates.net.ae

 

Director of  Arabic Arts Centre - Sharjah.U.A.E

Supervisor of  The Sharjah Art Institute.

B.A. Arabic Language, Tishreen University – Syria.

Special Studies in Contemporary Art History, Siena – Italy.

Curator, Fine Artist, Art Critic and Poet. Writes in Arab and Foreign journals.

Member of the International Artists Union (AIAP– Paris).

Member of the International Criticism Agency (ICA-Paris) .

Member of the Arab Fine Artists Union.

Member of the FineArts Syndicate, Syria.

Member of the Emirates Fine Arts Society (U.A.E.).

Member of the Higher Committee of the Sharjah International Arts Biennial and its GeneralRapporteur, 1997.

Co-ordinator of the International Symposium in association with the Sharjah International ArtsBiennial 1993 - 2005.

Member of the Higher Committee of the Sharjah international Biennial For The Art of Arabic Calligraphy.

Member of Arbitrations Committees forArabic and International Exhibitions.

Member of Counseling Committee for The College of Fine Arts – University of Sharjah.& museum of Art in Sharjah

Editing Director of (Al Rafed) cultural magazine, 1993-1997.

Member Editor at (Al Soorah ) art magazine.

Member of proposal committee Fair:Play 2007-Berlin,germany.

 

TV

 Prepared and presented the following programs:

Arabic Eyes (Dialogues in Arabic Fine Art).

Invitation to Plastic Art (Interviews and opinions about Arabic Fine Art).

Witnesses (Documenting Architecture in Sharjah).

A Time for Poetry (Dialogues about influential Arabic Poetry). Aesthetic Contemplations (Dialogues in Arabic Fine Art) . Art Today (weekly program )

Prepared many Documentary Films, showed on T.V.

 

Film

 Al Soura “The Image” Duration of 11 minutes (Has won the golden prize in Cairo  international short film festivale in 2002)

Al Samt “ The silence” Duration of 11 minutes 2003.

 

Publications:

 

Books:

 The death of water, Poetry, Arab Diffusion Company, Beirut 1999.

States Of The Image Fine Art, Department of Culture And Information, Sharjah, U.A.E. 1999.

The body, the Human Form: The Approximation of Illusion, Fantasy And DreamWith The Mechanism. Art. This book was published with the cooperation of the Aesthetic Studies Program,Baladna Gallery for Culture and Arts. Jordan 1999.

Solo Playing on the Drum, Prose text, Ward publishing Company, Syria-2000.

Illusions Of The Image Art, Department Of Culture & Information , Sharjah, U.A.E. 2001.

The Lost World (Arabic Plastic Arts ..The Free Culture) (Texts in Plastic Arts ) 2003 .

U. A. E.  Studios (texts in plastic arts) 2003.

Violence and Art (texts in Plastic Arts) 2003 .

Abdel qader Al Rayes, Al Oues culture foundation, Dubai, 2005.

Light keys, a study of Abdullatif el Smoudi art,Al owais culture foundation, Dubai, 2006.

Al Sham creators, Al owais culture foundation, 2006.

The common and the difference in Emirates Art, Ministery of culture, Abu Dhabi, 2007

Najat Makki, Ministery of culture, Abu Dhabi, 2008

Abdul Raheem Salem, Ministery of culture, Abu Dhabi, 2008

He published many studies and articles on art and artistic criticism in the press and Arabic periodicals.

 

Participation In Artistic Conferences:

 

1992

  • Little Bronze Biennial, Italy

 

1993

Logos International Exhibition, Italy

Arabic Art and The Search for The Identity-Sharjah Biennial-U.A.E

 

1995

ICA Conference, Cairo, Egypt

 

1997

Mathematics and Arts, Bucharest, Romania

 

1997

Art and Environment, Turkey

Sculpture and Architecture, Jordan

The art and the environment, Turkey

 

1998

The mathematics and the art, Bucharest, Romania.

 

1999

The poetical vision, Biennial of Sharjah, U.A.E.

The world in the era of complete image, Sakes, Tunes.

 

2000

Arabic Art ..Problems and Horizons – Bahrain.

The Image and The Age ..Biennial of Love – Syria.

The circulated Symposium for Supervisors on The Big Arabic Artistic Activities – Sharjah.

 

2003

Arabic Arts - Oman.

The International Symposium (Islamic Arts , The Dialouge between  the west and east ), Tahran, Iran.

 

2004

The parallel International Symposium for Asillah Biennial –Bahrain     

The parallel International Symposium for The international Biennial for the Art of Arabic Calligraphy- the Islamic Aesthetics in Recent Arts- Sharjah.

The parallel International Symposium for The Sharjah Biennia

2005

Dialogue with Curator of Istanbul Biennial, Sharjah.

Festival of Countries of the Mediterranean 2005, Biscgilie, Italy.

 

2005/07

The parallel International Symposium for The Alexandria Biennial (imagining book)

 

2006

Arabic calligraphy - Dar Al Hekmeh – Kurtaj, Tunes.

 

2007

Symposium (Critic & Creativity),Sharjah,U.A.E

Conference (opportunities in Art), IMT, Boston,U.S.A

The parallel International Symposium for The Cairo Biennial - Egypt   

Exhibitions

2000/ 12

Exhibition-Portier gallery –Bruxel, Belgium

 

2001/ 03

Exhibition-Romanian Cultural Centre – Venic, Italy

 

2002/ 03

Solo exhibition-French Cultural Centre – Damascus, Syria

Solo exhibition-French Cultural Centre – Aleppo, Syria

 

2005/ 04

Solo exhibition-college of Art –Gottengen,Germany

 

2005/ 04

Solo exhibition – granad,Spain

 

2006/ 03

Solo exhibition-Sharjah – Riwak Al Funon

 

2006/ 04

Solo Exhibition – Alkasbaa – Sharjah

 

2006/ 06

Solo exhibition-Dubai- il mondo Gallery

 

2006/ 08

International symposium of Carei-Romany

 

2006/ 11

exhibition in Boston-U.S.A-with Nolan Bowie, Bivas Chaudhuri, Matthew Cox, Jonathan Field, Dorothea Fleiss, Kathy Goodell, Joanne Handley, Hung I-Ching, Vineta Kaula?a, Peter Lindenmuth, Lara Loutrel, Susanne Müller-Baji, Urban Ramstedt, Aram Chalid Res, Michal Rebibo, Sasha Schwartz, Maggie Stark, Bryan Warner, Pan Ping-Yu, Judy Ulman, Mary Elizabeth van der Cross

«South Boston,s Open Studios» and the opening of SHIMMER - an international, juried show, hosted by TransCultural Exchange.

 

2007/ 05

Exhibition (immigrations) , Arts house , Damascus  -Syria

 

2007/ 07

Almahres Art Festival - Tunis

 

2007/ 08

International symposium of Aiud- Inter Art- Romany

2007/ 08

Art Paris - Abu Dhabi-U.A.E

 

2007/ 08

Antique Art - Dubai - U.A.E

 

2008

Art Paris - Abu Dhabi-U.A.E

 

2015

Solo exhibition – Tajalliyat Art Gallery - Damascus, Syria.

 

Held many individual exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions.

His works are acquired in: Syria, Japan, France, Italy, Cuba, Belgium,

U.S.A., Egypt, Libya, Romania, Denmark, U.K, Holland, Germany,

U.A.E. , Austria, Belgium , Jordan , Lebanon , Bahrain .

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