Samira Badran

1954, Tripoli, Libya

Selected Solo exhibitions: 1996 "La Tramomtana", Chille Les Marais, France. 1995 Shoman Foundation, Amman; 1987 "Piscolabis Gallery", Barcelona; The British Council, Amman; 1985 "the Royal Cultural Center", Amman.

Selected group Exhibitions: 2009 “Sharjah Biennale”; 2006 "Filles De La Diaspora", Center De Culture La Merce, Girona; 2005 "Narrative of an Arab Family", Foreign Ministry, Berlin; 2002 "Breaking The Veil: Women Artists From The Islamic World", Rhodes, Valencia, Napoli, Luxembourg, Barcelona; 1994 "Forces Of Change, Arab Women Artists", The National Museum Of Women In The Arts, Washington; 1980 "Arab Women Artists", Chelsea Library, London.

 

Artworks

  • Samira Badran, "Escaping - 1978", Water colour and ink on paper, 53 x 33 cm, 1977

    Indications of Loss and Hope

    The death and destruction brought upon the Palestinians during the second Intifada and during the Israeli incursions after the year 2000, had also impacted the representation of women in art, where images of loss and agony prevailed. Other works however transcended that...

  • Samira Badran, "Self Portrait - 1978", Ink and water-color on brown paper, 44.5x61.5 cm, artist’s private collection

    Indications of Loss and Hope

    The death and destruction brought upon the Palestinians during the second Intifada and during the Israeli incursions after the year 2000, had also impacted the representation of women in art, where images of loss and agony prevailed. Other works however transcended that...

  • Illuminated by the Sun

    My relationship with Nablus has a deep emotional connection with the figure of my late father Jamal Badran. He was the relater and transmitter of the imagery of the old city: its unique heritage, architecture and important history. When I visited Nablus, for the first time, I perceived the city through his eyes. Jamal Badran was an artist and...