From the Jane Doe Series

By ALAA TAWALBEH

Image of face by Alaa TawalbehUntitled from the Jane Doe Series

Image by Alaa TawalbehUntitled from the Jane Doe Series

Image of face by Alaa TawalbehUntitled from the Jane Doe Series

Image of face by Alaa TawalbehUntitled from the Jane Doe Series

 

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Alaa Tawalbeh was born in Amman in 1980. He works with acrylics and inks, exploring the expressions of the human face, especially those related to stupidity. He generally refuses to exhibit his work in galleries. Tawalbeh is also a computer programmer and has recently contributed the visual component of a literary audiovisual performance called A Last Breath Before it All Ends, in collaboration with writer Hisham Bustani and sound artist Muhammad Shahrur.

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