Hiba Al Ansari, Syrian born in 1983, lives and works between Munich and Berlin. Hiba attended Adham Ismail and Walid Ezzat Institutes of Fine Arts Damascus (2005-2008), Sculpture and Painting Department, and later attended the Academy of Fine Arts in Damascus where she specialised in Oil paintings (2007-2012). In 2017, she received a Master of Fine Arts, Sculpture Department, at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich. Hiba exhibited widely in the Middle East and Europe where she participated in various group exhibitions. She had her first solo exhibition “Despots of presence” during Expo in Munich (2015) and participated at the group exhibition “Syria off frame” at Biennale di Venezia (2015).