Other Things I’m Doing in Paris

Part 2: Why I Switched to Gouache

I’ve been working on this for the past few days. Constantly listening to Atoms for Peace at the same time. Is “Stuck Together Pieces” about Samandal?

Study for a portrait of Samandal 1

Gouache on paper, 50 cm x 37.5 cm



The Life of Oscar Niemeyer

The complete sequence of 6 paintings I did of the late architect for my editorial in Samandal 15.

Acrylic on paper, 30 cm x 42 cm each

oscar01oscar020scar03oscar04oscar05Oscar 90's

Samandal 15 Release Party Tonight!

Oscar 90'sOscar Nieymeyer as an old man, from my editorial in Samanadal 15, being released tonight at the Mansion, Zkak ek Blatt, Beirut, at 7 pm. Here is the link to the Facebook event:


There will also be a number of hand made silkscreen books and prints, the results of workshop given by Barrack Rima, for sale at the event, along with Tshirts, comics, snacks and drinks. Go enjoy!

Samandal 12 Release

Samandal 11 Release

Join us for the release of Samandal #11, where you can also buy Custom Samandal Silk-screened Tote Bags, designed by Nidale Abou Mrad and Maya Moumneh, as well as a limited addition Collective Comic book called “Take it Easy, Margret”, by Alex Baladi, Omar Khouri(me), Andy Warner and Ghadi Ghosn!


(poster illustration by Barrack Rima)

Call for Comics for Samandal 11

with Hatem Imam

Beirut Animated بيروت متحركة

This is the poster I designed and illustrated for the 2nd edition of the animation festival that  Samandal organizes with Metropolis. It Starts on the 2nd of May. We have great stuff for you this year. Don’t Miss It!