Mohan born in Damascus 1963, living and working in Netherlands as a fine art photographer and a lecturer
The combination between Art and Applied Photography
2007 Teacher training at Academy Minerva Groningen/Netherlands
2005 Fine Art Study at Academy Minerva, media art and photography /Netherlands
1994 Fine Art, High School, post academy Budapest/Hungary
1989 University of Damascus, Fine Arts Faculty
2014 –2017 Syrian Elsewhere ongoing project
This visual project is to monitor and follow-up with Syrians in the European countries in particular. Documenting the various stages of their experience in the new society.
2012 – Arts Unify Project, initiator
Space for artistic forms of expression (incl. music, photography and short movies) to reflect on the diversity of culture and ethnicity in Syria.
2011 – 2012 Media and Fear project, together with journalist Rula Asad
A series of documented interviews with representatives of the Syrian population probing the general opinion on state-sponsored, private media and social media in shaping public opinion regarding the political turmoil since March 2011.
2010 – 2011 Child and Tent project, together with journalist Rula Asad
A documentary photobook and film ‘Four simple questions’ about drought victims in Syria.
2009 Survival business book, photography on streetkids in Syria.
2007 – present Photography teacher at Fotovakschool, Apeldoorn and Amsterdam.
2006 Photography teacher at Fotoacademie, Groningen.
2013 Participating an the project Syrian Voices
Continuity of culture in times of crisis, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts
2012 Participating in an exhibition position within the framework of the Lebanese national
campaign to support displaced Syrians
2011 Participation in the Noorderlicht satellite program, Groningen
2008 Participation in a studio route exhibition, Almelo
Participation in a library exposition, Almelo
2007 Participation in the Noorderlicht Photofestival, Groningen
2006 Participation in Photo Flight Exhibition, Groningen
Art in Freedom exhibition, Museum Zwolle
2005 Participation in [dis] Focus exhibition, Permanent Gallery, Groningen
2004 Participation in the project Fingerprints, Minerva gallery, Groningen
2002 Participation in the project How to be a perfect guest by Wim Salki, Museum for
Modern Art, Arnhem
2000 Participation in the project Art against Violence, Den Haag
1999 Participation in the Biennale Beirut, Beirut
1998 Solo exhibition in the Arabic Culture Centre, Damascus
1997 Solo exhibition Goethe Institut, Damascus
1995 Solo exhibition Goethe Institut, Damascus
1994 Solo exhibition in the Art Academy Gallery, Den Haag
1993 Participation in the project Figurative Art, Budapest
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Studio. Orpheusstraat 12, 6846 XC Arnhem