Syria

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Pavilion

Organizer/Commissioner:
Christian Maretti
Curator:
Duccio Trombadori

Curator

Name:
Duccio Trombadori
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Lidia Bachis
Gender:
Female
Born:
Italy, 1969
Lives and works in:
Italy
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Hannu Palosuo
Gender:
Male
Born:
Finland, 1966
Lives and works in:
Finland and Italy
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Al Samman Nabil
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Makhowl Moffak
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Artist

Name:
Giorgio De Chirico
Gender:
Male
Born:
Italy, 1888
Deceased:
1978
Lived and worked in:
Italy
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
5

Artist

Name:
Miro George
Gender:
Male
No. of participations in the venice biennale:
1

Politics & Economics

State System:
Semi-presidential republic under hereditary single-party authoritarian rule of the Ba’ath party
Ruling Political Party:
Ba'athist
Population (World Bank, 2011):
20,820,311
GDP per capita (World Bank, 2011):
$2,893
World Bank credit:
$3,510,000
Net OECD ODA Aid Received (2011):
$339,980,000
Military Expenditure (SIPRI, 2011):
no data

Alliances


Arab League
World Bank debt
Non-Aligned Movement
Organisation of Islamic Cooperation

Conflicts

Country independent since:
1946 (from France)
Last Major Border Revision:
Ongoing border conflict
Colonial History:
Former French Mandate
Global Militarization Index (BICC, 2011):
3
Nuclear Force?
No
Ongoing Conflicts and Disputes:
Ongoing civil war since March 2011. Ongoing conflict with Israel over the Golan Heights.