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Shaweesh

 (Born 1989)
Shaweesh is active/lives in Saudi Arabia.  Shaweesh is known for painting.

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Shaweesh was born in 1989 in Riyadh, where he presently lives.  His most recent collective exhibitions include FotoFest Houston (2014); Rhizoma at the 55th Venice Biennale (2013); Crossway Foundation, London (2013); and Edge Of Arabia, London (2012).

Shaweesh examines the current situation in his native Saudi Arabia through humorous insertions of cartoon characters and other improbable elements into historical photographs and eye-catching portrayals of internationally known personalities.  Focused primarily on graffiti since 2009, Shaweesh's method progressively evolved to include digital work, street art, and Pop art. 

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