Allam Fakhour



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In its last exhibition of the year (from 16 October 2022 to 26 February 2023), the Casa Rusca Museum in Locarno renews its commitment to study and understand the many dramatic implications of migration, flight and exile. It does so, this time, with a significant exhibition, both for the emotional charge expressed by the works exhibited in its rooms, and for the extraordinary tension that these works reveal, starting from the artist's human journey. Allam Fakhour is in fact a 45-year-old Syrian resident for a few years in Switzerland, in the Canton of Glarus. A landing that is a consequence of his troubled existence, marked by bombings, destruction and massacres that over the years have distorted the face and soul of his country of origin, Syria.


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