Wasim Ghrioui (Syria, 1981) is a multidisciplinary artist working within visual art, writing, music, directing and filmmaking. Between 1998 – 2011 he worked full-time with mosaic art doing both commercial commissions and art exhibitions in Syria, the Arab world and internationally. In 2012 he left Syria due to the ongoing conflict and has lived and worked in Berlin since 2014. His current artistic emphasis lies on autobiographical writing, taking the shape of experimental theatre as well as filmmaking.
Wasim Ghrioui contributes to Act for Democracy! @ GVB 31 May – 3 June