Political journey

Everywhere and nowhere.


Interview with Manaf Halbouni

Suppose you had to pack your suitcase right now – what 5 things do you take with you?

1. a bottle of beer for the end of the day 

2. a parasol 

3. a bath towel 

4. a bicycle 

5. a good book 

© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2021, photo: Carl Brunn

What is the mileage of the car?

I am not sure but I think it was almost 175 000 km.

Where is your home?

Everywhere and nowhere.


  • * 1984 in Damascus, Syria
  • studied at the University of Arts in Damascus from 2005–2008, at the Academy of Arts in Dresden from 2009–2016