Hamid Sulaiman

Graphic novelist, painter and illustrator living in exile, whose work has been exhibited around the world.

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Hamid Sulaiman (Damascus, 1986) has a degree in Art and Architecture from the University of Damascus. After the civil war broke out in Syria, he spent a period in prison before escaping to Europe. From there, he went on to seek refuge in Germany and later in France. His debut work was the graphic novel Freedom Hospital (2016) about the Syrian war, which garnered much critical praise. His work has been exhibited around the world and has even been acquired by the British Museum.

Update: 13/03/2019 12:00 am


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