In 2010, Jaber al-Azmeh was just another commercial photographer in Damascus, working mostly with local ad agencies. Now the 40-year-old is one of the best known of a group of Syrian artists working to chronicle their country’s conflict.
His latest project, a series of 45 photographs called “A Small Group of Syrians,” features Syrians posing with a page of Al Baath (the newspaper of the ruling Baath Party), on which each man or woman has written a short personal statement in Arabic. <...>
“A Small Group of Syrians” will show at Dubai’s Green Art Gallery in 2014.