Heitham Adjina

Iraqi Dubai-based artist Haitham Adjina tackles the philosophical and aesthetic wonders of time, place and humanity through his poignant paintings rife with allegorical symbolism. An architect practising in Dubai, London and Baghdad for over 40 years, Adjina has been behind some of the most prominent architectural structures in the region. Through his paintings, which have been exhibited previously in London and Baghdad, Adjina marries the structures that inhabit our world with the more subjective meanderings of human consciousness. Pivotal scenes evoking the meaning of life, love, family, poverty, despair and hope are revealed through works that delicately strike a balance between the individual human being and the edifices in which one dwells.