• MUCL 10
  • MUCL 9
  • MUCL 7+8
  • Stedelijk
  • MUCL 6


YOUSEF 


FARAH 


ALI 


LOUJAIN 


SIMON 

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NAGHAM is an ambitious and passionate artist with a Master’s degree in Fine Arts from Damascus University. She specialised in Graphics and Printmaking and has two years of experience teaching art. Now based in Amsterdam, Nagham has already participated in three exhibitions, building upon her experience exhibiting her work in Syria.


ARIYA is a visual artist from Iran who’s background is in Graphic Design and a Make-up Artistry. His ability to turn any medium into something beautiful provides momentum for his diverse passions in art and design & direct his creative skills to projects that range from fashion & beauty to graphic & interior design here in the Netherlands. 


MATVEY is a video artist from Russia. He has extensive experience in creative thinking and hands-on production for different projects, including founding Mad Way Films. He developed an extensive knowledge of videography and photography techniques while working in across many countries. Currently, Matvey is seeking a more professional experience in branding and marketing through using his talents in video production and networking.


SHAZA is a talented painter from Syria. She has already participated in a number of collectives and exhibitions in the Netherlands, including being an active member of Fingers Group, a Syrian-Dutch diverse art collective based in Utrecht.


KHATTAR is a talented illustrator with excellent communication skills. During his studies in Academic Techniques of Drawing and Painting, he specialised in black & white illustration. One of the proudest moments of his life was his graduation project, where he exhibited ‘Portraits of Expression.’ Despite being the youngest student there, he quickly built a portfolio creating figures and illustrations for many children’s books published in Syria. Now in the Netherlands, Khattar is ready for his new challenge: 2D animation at his studies at AKV St. Joost in Den Bosch.


MARWAN is a freelance photographer from Syria who is now developing his vision in Amsterdam. Over the last few months he has refined his skills in event photography, shooting a number of events here. He is seeking opportunities to collaborate with musicians & artists, as well as exhibition photography. Ultimately he wants his photography to leave an impact & open people’s minds to different perspectives.


RICHARD is a Graphic Designer with the unique ability to express his thoughts and desires in constructive creative ways. Having recently moved from the Caribbean to the Netherlands, he is now ready further his career in landscape and architectural design here. 


MAHMOUD has recently graduated from his Master’s programme in Artist Education at ArtEZ, where he focused on enabling children to become artists. His strong communication skills & his passion for art, creativity and youth empowerment, forged his career working as an art trainer for Syrian children who lost their houses during the war.


AHMAD is a senior graphic designer from Jordan who has been involved in a number of high profile projects where he obtained an extensive in-depth understanding of emerging technologies in new media. He is creative, smart and works well under time-pressure. At the moment, Ahmad is looking for a path to develop his professional knowledge towards art direction, while simultaneously developing expertise in the Dutch creative industry as he prefers to work in large agencies.

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OSAMA was an English teacher but also has experience in the organizational field: as office manager and event organizer. He loves drawing and is planning to learn tattooing, and currently works at Outsider Art Gallery in the Hermitage. For next steps he is looking forward to an opportunity within event organization, but would also love to get a connection to an artistic workspace or for teaching English.


MAHA is a philosophy teacher with many years of experience. She is now only one year in the Netherlands, and loves to play basketball. To combine both of her passions, she is looking to start a study as sports teacher and to learn Dutch as well.


KHALED is an accountant, and has worked in many international companies and organizations in Egypt. He now lives in Amsterdam, and next to his accounting, he also makes oil paintings – inspired by styles of Rembrandt and Davinci. He also loves swimming and playing the keyboard. At the moment, he is doing a lot of volunteer work and studying Dutch, and his priority now is to find a job as an accountant or a study that leads to that. However, he would also love to have an exposition of his paintings!


GAIDAA has 10 years of experience as an English teacher. Now, she is learning Dutch and would love to know a little bit more about photography. On the long term, she wants to study Human Resources and find a job in this field: she is very interested in helping others like herself to find their way in a new country.


MUATAZ comes from Yemen, and has a BA in architecture as well as an MBA in Business Administration. He worked for 14 years in architectural design and project management, but then had to move to Turkey, where he worked for humanitarian non-profit organization to design houses for underprivileged students. His current aim is to settle down in the Netherlands and find a fulfilling job to use his leadership, designing and organizational talents.


ANDRANIK is from Armenia. After graduating, he worked for a year as a history teacher, but then decided to follow his passion: he learned classical singing in the state conservatory of Yerevan and worked in a musical theatre for 4 years. In the Netherlands, he wants to recreate himself as an artist and study musicology in UvA. He is also looking forward to learning about the cultural life here, and developing skills for interacting with a new world.

In partnership with Stedelijk Amsterdam.


ODAI studied technical engineering and is switching to data analytics; he starts a Bachelor at Vrije Universiteit soon. Before, he did a private course in small enterprise management and worked for several NGOs. He would like to continue working for NGOs and combining it with data analytics. Aside from this, he is also a photographer.

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ODAI studied technical engineering and is switching to data analytics; he starts a Bachelor at Vrije Universiteit soon. Before, he did a private course in small enterprise management and worked for several NGOs. He would like to continue working for NGOs and combining it with data analytics. Aside from this, he is also a photographer.


MAHA is a philosophy teacher with many years of experience. She is now only one year in the Netherlands, and loves to play basketball. To combine both of her passions, she is looking to start a study as sports teacher and to learn Dutch as well.


KHALED is an accountant, and has worked in many international companies and organizations in Egypt. He now lives in Amsterdam, and next to his accounting, he also makes oil paintings – inspired by styles of Rembrandt and Davinci. He also loves swimming and playing the keyboard. At the moment, he is doing a lot of volunteer work and studying Dutch, and his priority now is to find a job as an accountant or a study that leads to that. However, he would also love to have an exposition of his paintings!


GAIDAA has 10 years of experience as an English teacher. Now, she is learning Dutch and would love to know a little bit more about photography. On the long term, she wants to study Human Resources and find a job in this field: she is very interested in helping others like herself to find their way in a new country.


MUATAZ comes from Yemen, and has a BA in architecture as well as an MBA in Business Administration. He worked for 14 years in architectural design and project management, but then had to move to Turkey, where he worked for humanitarian non-profit organization to design houses for underprivileged students. His current aim is to settle down in the Netherlands and find a fulfilling job to use his leadership, designing and organizational talents.


ANDRANIK is from Armenia. After graduating, he worked for a year as a history teacher, but then decided to follow his passion: he learned classical singing in the state conservatory of Yerevan and worked in a musical theatre for 4 years. In the Netherlands, he wants to recreate himself as an artist and study musicology in UvA. He is also looking forward to learning about the cultural life here, and developing skills for interacting with a new world.