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I'm there i sowwy artist originally from Iraq living in London since 1976 my interest in art go back to my childhood after I study archaeology then I decided to go and study more art or particular paintings from 1976 when I'm here I became more interested in printing what I'm trying actually to go back a little bit to my roots of culture as Iraqi at the same time it gave me opportunity to look to my culture from abroad in a way it's a new window for example when I was living in Iraq I thought I have everything in a sense when I left and came to London Iraq becomes like a small village I managed to get more knowledge about my culture about my history when I'm here rather than when I was in Baghdad this is the painting which I am working with the last two months this is some of the models which I did as the idea to enlarge it to endure this when this kind of work for example to produce this one in marble the two meters this is also another piece which I did for missing missing a friend this is about also of some event which killed the years ago and in that sense which I try to adjust to keep the space empty to mention that as they are no no longer exist comparing to this one there and you can see here my influence of my work as a painter using different colors and the descriptions the challenge I think to have produce to produce a large piece the great challenge than the small one you can't control when you have a small one but when you have a piece a piece a large piece then you have to think about it in terms of composition in terms of the various element which you can put together I mean for example for any success painting if you have it on the wall should be in the eyes go around without in a way your eyes escaping to the other painting the painting which acquired recently from meditate the titleist sobriety learn a second from the beginning I thought to produce a painting which suggests the tragedy of violence the contrast and interrelation between death and life the tragedy and this particular massacres most of the people than the innocent men and women children estimated more than three thousand people killed in one night I try to produce something which is not a propaganda innocence it's documenting of a tragedy the in a way is the whole world is very small such a small village does mean if I can give you some influence from my culture and you give me yours this is what we supposed to heart now this is a human creativity which can belong to anybody