Yasmine El Hazek
The Yin Yang Asylum

From: 19-11-2017 To: 4-12-2017
 
Zamalek Art Gallery Exhibitions for the artist:
The Yin Yang Asylum 19-11-2017
Roller coaster 15-01-2017
Charity Exhibition 03-06-2016
Blossoming in Firenze 17-12-2015
The futuristic nostalgia 15-03-2015
WE THE PEOPLE 15-12-2013

I would like to offer you a vessel to explore the corners of my imagination. The pieces of this eclectic collection of paintings, photography, sculptures, and etching, mirror my everyday life. Photographic depictions of real places I’ve visited, colored and drawn over by what my mind envisioned there. Some pieces portray my favorite places, where I’ve added to the foreground the characters that live within my mind: My aunt’s kitchen, a staple family gathering spot. Magd El Sagini’s atelier, where my most cherished memories of him remain.

Reaching back to what seem like childhood memories of high school, I’ve reconnected with an art form I’ve always enjoyed; etching. Carving away to add color and shape is ironically liberating. The etched pieces in this exhibition are black and white, going back to the most basic form of art, showing emotion and skill with texture rather than color.

I've always had a hunger for learning; exploring new places and ideas. Traveling to different countries, experiencing different cultures, and meeting different people always fed my hunger. Going to Barcelona for an art residency this summer showed me Gaudi’s architecture; a novelty in my mind which resonated in my imagination. Today I am pursuing my Masters in Art at Academia D'Arte in Florence, where three years ago I completed an art course that introduced me to sculpting.

Through my journey, here's what I learned: What holds us down is not gravity, but our own twisted thoughts. My characters represent the dreamers in all of us; floating through life, filling their minds with love and compassion. Consider the dimensions we exist in. Where is your happiness asylum? Mine is with every character I've ever drawn, sculpted, or etched, as much as with the people closest to my heart.

Yasmine El-Hazek

 
Exhibition Collection:
All Collection   I   Available
ASYLUM.003
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 36X48 cm
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ASYLUM.004
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 36X48 cm
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ASYLUM.009
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA - 34X55 cm
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ASYLUM.010
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 20x31 cm
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ASYLUM.011
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 20x31 cm
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ASYLUM.012
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 32x22 cm
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ASYLUM.014
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 34x29 cm
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ASYLUM.015
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 34x25 cm
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ASYLUM.016
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 26x34 cm
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ASYLUM.017
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 30x50 cm
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ASYLUM.018
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 50x70 cm
Private Acquisitions
ASYLUM.023
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 72X93 cm
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ASYLUM.024
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 72X93 cm
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ASYLUM.027
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70x100 cm
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Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70x100 cm
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ASYLUM.029
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70x100 cm
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ASYLUM.030
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70x100 cm
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ASYLUM.031
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70X100 cm
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ASYLUM.032
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70X100 cm
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Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70x100 cm
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Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 70x100 cm
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ASYLUM.036
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 99X133 cm
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ASYLUM.037
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 100X133 cm
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ASYLUM.037
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 99X133 cm
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ASYLUM.039
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 133X99 cm
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ASYLUM.040
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 133X99 cm
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ASYLUM.041
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 133X99 cm
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ASYLUM.042
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS - 133X99 cm
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ASYLUM.043
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 150X260 cm
Private Acquisitions
ASYLUM.044
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
MIXED MEDIA ON PAPER - 150X210 cm
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ASYLUM.045
Yasmine El Hazek
2017
Bronze - 26X19X26 cm
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