Sara Shamma | Squeezed Jungle 被壓榨的叢林
acrylic paint on fiberglass with internal armature
signed (right side of belly)
220 by 70 by 60 cm
This work is in good overall condition as viewed. Kindly note that this condition report and photos has been provided by WWF Singapore team.
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CONCEPT OF ARTWORK
We, humans, are drying the jungle from its inhabitants like squeezing an old rug. We then cover our sins with fake statements and conventions about the environment. One day the paint will be wiped off and the jungle will be nude as an old dream.
ABOUT SARA SHAMMA (SYRIA)
Sara graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Damascus in 1998. She has been the recipient of various regional and international art awards, including Fourth Prize in the 2004 BP Portrait Award at National Portrait Gallery in London, First Prize in Painting, The Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize, Australia in 2008, Fourth prize in painting, and Special Mention, Florence Biennial, Italy 2013. In 2010, Sara became the United Nations World Food Programme’s 'Celebrity Partner'. She moved to London with her family in September 2016 under the auspices of an Exceptional Talent Visa where she now lives and works.