Artist Al Shlomo (Alina Suleyman) investigates the connections between the history, law, people souls reflected in themes of magical realism, timeless beauty via the color schemes, forms. She brings the psychological portraits and approach of exile people with a silent scream as their awareness.
Besides of thousands of paintings behind, mostly in classic expressionism, nowadays artist trying to combine several techniques, sometimes contradicted techniques, to bring the hidden message via the coloring scheme of classic art collages and art photography in order to emphasize the contradicted nature of modern society of XXI century that are echoes in mass exiles of various ethnicities, multiple wars, genocides, cruelty and quiet hope to keep those internal peace that is retained in unforgettable atmosphere of our subconsciousness.
This contradiction of techniques reflecting in some themes, as we can see the flower garden to be enjoyed for beauty and harmony there are faces of death and past ones that cannot rest and are looking for salvation and peace they could not find in life. This lessons from history, we should find beauty in everything, we should remember those who we lost, etc.
‘We have good and bad in history, and all of that have own meaning and beauty in all of that.’ – the artist says
Art is a way of survival, way of bringing the message that have multiple reflections the same as our emphatic experience and response to all these huge sociological, psychological, religious and technological consequences bringing the inescapable extension to massive negative histories of destruction, genocide and death to what should be an innocent world of the beauty and serenity of nature and natural world.
Being a Lawyer, Al Shlomo trying to crave dissolution in the atmosphere as the law does not bother with very small things, her paintings are imbued with the intense atmosphere of its sources, Saturated fields of subconsciousness that could be found nowadays on a surface as well as could be hidden inside the color schemes.
With the main focus on the color message, subconscious composition, structure, texture, that is bearing sometimes nostalgic awareness that echoes through last centuries as some reminders to us what we have left behind and which lessons we should learn. Maybe because of that, Alina Suleyman often illustrates classic poetry, literature and sometimes famous legal cases, some of them echoed to politics as “Excusatio non petita, accusatio manifesto”.
As Paul Klee told: “Art does not reproduce what we see. It makes us see.”