Who is Sara Shamma?
Shamma has had a tumultuous life. In 2012, she fled Damascus and her husband after a car bomb exploded outside her apartment and made her home in Lebanon with her children. Shortlisted for the BP portrait prize in 2004, Shamma has become a force to be reckoned with in the west.
Sara Shamma London exhibition
Over in east London, StolenSpace Gallery stages a new major exhibition of Sara Shamma paintings at The Old Truman Brewery where the haunting faces of the deceased radiate their stories of human loss and cities torn apart by violence.
|What||Sara Shamma: World Civil War Portraits, The Old Truman Brewery|
|Where||Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, London, E1 6QL | MAP|
|Nearest tube||Liverpool Street (underground)|
15 May 15 – 24 May 15, Tuesday to Sunday: 11:00 - 19:00
|Website||Click here for more details|