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Inside Burger Collection

On the work of the artist Paul Hutchinson

SIMONE FATTAL, Earth Day 9, 26 × 10 × 10 cm. Photo by Aurelien Mole. All images courtesy Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, unless otherwise stated. 

Casts of Delays

In the contradictions lies the hope.

—Bertolt Brecht

Simone Fattal’s oeuvre is shaped by her travels from one country to another, and by dealing with interruptions. Born in Damascus in 1942 to a family that had to leave Syria during the 1960s, she settled in Beirut. Soon thereafter, she traveled to London and Paris alone, studying at the latter city’s École du Louvre…

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