Born in 1977 in Oran, Algeria to Syrian parents, Ali Kaaf graduated from the Institut des Beaux-Arts in Beirut, Lebanon, and continued his studies at Universität der Künste (UdK) in Berlin. His works have been shown in solo exhibitions in prestigious venues across Amman, Damascus, Beirut, Berlin, Rome, Billings (USA), and Paris. In his multifaceted work, Ali Kaaf develops unique artistic forms exploring point and line, shallow space and depth, black and white, planes and shapes, rhythm, fire, erosion, light and shadow – rendered into different variations in a range of different materials. He currently lives and works in Berlin.