of works by students of Darat Al Funun Summer Academy 2000
Al Funun a "Home of the Arts" aims at providing the atmosphere
for creativity, dialogue and knowledge through acting as host to
the various artists working on the premises, and also through upholding
the spirit of continuity of experiences transferred from one generation
to the other.
recognition of the importance the role played by the master in
transmitting his/her knowledge and experience to new generations,
the Summer Academy of Darat Al Funun has been established
in 1999 on the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the Shoman
foundations' support program for the arts. The Academy is
under the supervision of the Syrian artist Marwan Kassab Bashi
who is a member of the Academie de Kunste and a professor
of drawing at the Berlin Superior College of Fine Arts.