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Artist: Nisrine Boukhari - Jwan Khalaf - Muhammad Ali
Is it our fault that we do not rise above stereotypes and provide alternative images about us?
Are we the only responsible of these images?
Is it only our responsibility to build bridges and to believe in dialogue and cultural exchange…?
If you go to the Wikipedia, you will find the following definition about Stereotypes of Arabs:
“Presented in Western culture and American culture have been historically and predominantly negative.
Stereotypical representations of Arabs are often manifested in a society's media, literature, theater and other creative expressions, and often have adverse repercussions for Arab Americans and Muslims in daily interactions and in current events.
In American textbooks, which theoretically should be less-creative expressions, similar negative and inaccurate stereotypes are also found for Arabs and Muslims”
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Nisrine Boukhari
Jwan Khalaf
Muhammad Ali


Aetists: Muhammad Ali - Nisrine Boukhari - Yamin alkhurba

Illusion Space
Muhammad Ali /performance
Nisrine Boukhari/participatory art project
Yamin alkhurba/ Performance


Artists: Adrian Lee (UK) - Barbu Bejan (Romania) - Lea Maudet (France) - Bayan Alsheikh (Syria)
Muhammad Ali (Syria) - Nisrine Boukhari (Syria) - Tobias Collier (UK) 
Curator: Abir Boukhari

”Magnetism ” is an artistically and cultural project aims to gather 8 artists in AllArtNow space to show their installation projects.
It is many projects in one time to create a conversation between local artists and artists abroad through workshop and exhibition.
Some years ago, Syria was considered as isolated country because of political reasons but in the last few years, many changes happened in the country through many international and local reasons, one of them is the governmental strategies who starts to follow the desire of people to have more changes in the country.
Our generation will be remembered as the generation who lived into 2 periods (closed – open) and who take the risk to create, flourish new period and to start the communication with the other for better life.
The cultural scene usually effects from the other conditions of the country life, for this reason, you could mention that the cultural scene in Syria is still trying to build relations, contact, and discover the art scene in the world and to take part on it.
AllArtnow could be an example about –the avant garde Syrian scene- where we create the space independently, and we found that the space itself attracts many organizations and artists to visit us and to suggest a cooperation with us.
In this project, the artists came from different areas where they spirit by the space to produce their artworks
Thus I invite them to gather together and to work in the same time where each one has chosen room to work, discuss and exchange ideas with the other about arts and finally to show their independent projects
For them, AllArtNow is really a unique space in the country has its unique magnetic to spirit you to produce arts.

Adrian Lee (UK)
Barbu Bejan (Romania) - Lea Maudet (France)
Bayan Alsheikh (Syria)
Muhammad Ali (Syria)
Nisrine Boukhari (Syria)
Tobias Collier (UK)

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