Ma3mal612 Think Factory launches watercolor workshop under the supervision of artist Salam Kanaan

Ma3mal612 Think Factory, within the framework of the Identity and City project, launched a watercolor workshop under the supervision of artist Salam Kanaan on September 19, 2023. The workshop lasted for 7 weeks and included lessons in fine art, modern visual arts, pencil drawing, and watercolor drawing on the topic of the city and identity with a group of fine arts graduates.

The workshop aims to teach participants the basics of watercolor painting, develop their skills in this field, and enhance their artistic sense, in relation to the city and its cultural and heritage identity: the archaeological old houses of Amman as well as the city’s unforgettable houses.

The training also moved to view the destroyed houses in the city of Gaza as a direct artistic expression of the group’s and Ma3mal612 Think Factory’s solidarity with what is happening from the annihilation of stone and humans.

The workshop was held at the Ma3mal612 Think Factory – Creative and Technical headquarters in Jabal Al-Lweibdeh, Paris roundabout.

Artist Salam Kanaan

Artist Kanaan graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Yarmouk University and continued his studies in France. His works have been exhibited in various parts of the world and he has art collections in many local, Arab, and international institutions. He was born on April 2, 1963, in the city of Irbid. In 1987, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Yarmouk University and worked as a research assistant at the Institute of Archaeology at Yarmouk University. He obtained a Master’s degree from the Higher Institute of Fine Arts, Paris.