RULA ALI was born in a small city called Qamishli, in northeastern Syria where there is a wide range of ethnicities and religious practice. She studied English literature at Damascus University, and then followed her passion in studying sculpture at Walid Ezzat Institute Syria, Damascus.
After moving to Germany, Ali began to use textiles conceptually to highlight socio-political issues concerning discourse, diversity and borders of communication between different cultures and political systems created by human beings. Rula Ali was one of the selected residency artists at B.L.O. Ateliers in 2018.
Image: Stripped Away, 2019 Wax, 3 elements life size.