[Born in: Iraq / Live in: Italy / Male]

Resmi Al Kafaji
Lives and works in Florence and Prato (Italy) since 1977.
He was born in Diywania, Iraq. There he earned a degree in art from the Institute of Fine Arts of Bagdad, then later from the Accademia di Belle Arti of Florence, Italy.
He partecipated in various exhibitions in Iraq, Syria, Italy and several european cities . He had solo exhibitions in Italy, Great Britain, The Netherland, Sweden and Belgium.
After many years painting in oils, Resmi Al Kafaji has quite naturally and unselfconsciously turned to using watercolour and video.
Some of his video has been selected at Magmart Festival, PAN, Palazzo delle arti, Napoli and Museo di arte contemporanea, Casoria (CE), 3rd Bagasbas Beach International Eco Arts Festival, Filippine, VideoArt Festival, Macro Testaccio, Museo di arte contemporanea di Roma, Roma; Ravello LAB, Torre Maggiore di Villa San Rufolo, Ravello, 2010 and neon campobase, Bologna, La rincorsa della lepre, Brolo (ME); FestArt Video Art Festival, Forum di Ancona Culture as resource and value, teatro delle Muse- Ancona; The Mystical Self, Video Art Verona; VisualContainer, Milano 2011.

Resmi Al Kafaji - work on year: 1980

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