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Contrast Syria

Pergamonmuseum

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Photographs by Mohamad Al Roumi

Syria: destruction, suffering, death. Nowadays if you were to ask German people what they associate with this war-torn country, they may very well come up with these words.

The Syrian photographer Mohamad al-Roumi, whose pictures of his native country constitute an extraordinary life’s work, is now showing a different side to Syria in his exhibition ‘Contrast Syria’ at the Museum für Islamische Kunst. Read more.

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Ästhetische Zweckmäßigkeit dank massiver Lehmwände

Ästhetische Zweckmäßigkeit dank massiver Lehmwände (1995), Mohamad Al Roumi. © Mohamad Al Roumi

 Quell des Lebens: Wasserschöpfen am Euphrat

Quell des Lebens: Wasserschöpfen am Euphrat (1990), Mohamad Al Roumi. © Mohamad Al Roumi

Armenische Autowerkstatt

Armenische Autowerkstatt (2008), Mohamad Al Roumi. © Mohamad Al Roumi

Tor der Armut

Tor der Armut (2008), Mohamad Al Roumi. © Mohamad Al Roumi

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