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Ayyam Gallery Beirut is pleased to announce Distant Remains the solo exhibition of Beirut-based painter Fathallah Zamroud.

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About the Show

Fathallah Zamroud’s vivid canvases depict temporary dwellings and abandoned sites, bringing to centre-stage the unmistakable effects of war on the urban fabric, marked by makeshift structures and nature taking its course, allowing vegetation to stand witness to the passing of time. Void of any human gures, the viewer stands alone before these large, silent canvases denied identi …

About the Show

Fathallah Zamroud’s vivid canvases depict temporary dwellings and abandoned sites, bringing to centre-stage the unmistakable effects of war on the urban fabric, marked by makeshift structures and nature taking its course, allowing vegetation to stand witness to the passing of time. Void of any human gures, the viewer stands alone before these large, silent canvases denied identi cation with an imagined subject. Peacefulness in these canvases is paradoxical; their gestural brushstrokes and uid lines echo the tangible marks left by tragedy upon buildings and landscapes, and serve …