About Me

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

— Nietzsche



Leila Kubba Kawash was born and educated in Baghdad; she went on to graduate with a National Diploma of Art and Design from the Manchester School of Art and Architecture in the U.K. She has participated in several international exhibitions,including 24 solo exhibitions. Her works are in private and public collections internationally,including the British Museum, International Monetary Fund, Jordan National Gallery, Abu Dhabi Cultural Center, and Audi Bank, Beirut.

Current Work

Today I am the founder and director of Artspace Hamra in Beirut, Lebanon, where exhibitions for local and contemporary artists are held, as well as working creatively on my own paintings.

Ongoing Projects

These days I am working on an exhibition related to my visit to the Marshes of Iraq.

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