Project Description

Hussein Salim

Hussein Salim

As a result of a tumultuous political and economical period in Sudan, which too brought about disputes of its historical context, Hussein Salim spent a number of years as a refugee in various countries such as Egypt and South Africa. Despite his artistic training in Khartoum University, he attained his Master’s degree in art at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, Pietermaritzburg. He has exhibited extensively overseas along with acclaimed local galleries, such as Johans Borman and Bonisa Private Gallery. It was during this time, that Salim and his family embarked on both an emotional and awakening return back to his homeland, Sudan. Inspired by its diversity and diasporic, multicultural communal structure, his body of work aims to celebrate this through extensive layering of symbols masked by rich colours.

Following the example of graciousness, humility and resilience of the Sudanese, Hussain Salim has worked closely with NGO’s such as African Angels and Buccaneers Outreach program, whom focus on the sustenance and uplifting of children and schools in marginalized communities with proceeds of his artwork sales being donated to various outreach schemes.

EDUCATION
1994
– B.Sc of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Sudan for Science Technology – Khartoum, Sudan
Workshop Member
– British Council – Khartoum, Nairobi, Paris
– Goethe Institute – Khartoum, Sanaa, Cairo
– The French Cultural Centre – Khartoum
Honors
– First prize (professional) the British Council Art Competition
– First prize (the hope) Art for Children – Vimmer, Germany
EXHIBITIONS
1990
– Exhibition of ten African: group exhibtion – Tokyo, Japan
– Sudanese-Palestinian Exhibtion at Frienship Hall: group exhibition – Khartoum, Sudan
1991
– Exhibition of six Sudanese artists: group exhibtion – Damascus, Syria
1993
– “Africa” at Africa Centre: group exhibtion – Madrid, Spain
– The 30th aniversary of the martyrs of the revolution – Addis, Ethiopia
1994
University of Corel – New York, USA
1995
“The migration of oriental traits” – Malaysia
1996
– National Commission of Art and Culture – Khartoum, Sudan
– Goethe Institute – Khartoum, Sudan
– “Arabic Visions” – Sanaa, Yemen
– Contemporary African Art – Rome, Italy
1997
– French centre: solo exhibition – Khartoum, Sudan
– Cologne: Solo Exhibition – Germany
– “Six Sudanese artists”, Hall of Massai Field, Tanzania
– “Three vois” in British Council – Khartoum, Sudan
– Exhibition of African artists – Delft, Belguim
1998
– Exhibition at Geothe Institute: solo – Khartoum, Sudan
– Exhibition of African artists – The Netherlands
1999
– Rives Inédites, solo exhibition – Paris, France
-“Au-Dela Des rives” at American Church – Paris, France
– Temple of Peace: solo exhibition – Cardiff, south Wales, United Kingdom
2000
– St David’s Hall : solo exhibition – South Wales, United Kingdom
– Tailsein Art Centre: solo exhibition – Swansea, United Kingdom
2001
– Rives Inédites: solo exhibition – Paris, France
2002
– SANA, Birkland: solo exhibition – Southern Norway
2003
– Kristiansand Artist Union Hall: solo exhibition – Norway
2004
– Bonisa Private Gallery: solo exhibition – South Africa
2005
– Jack Health Gallery: solo exhibition – South Africa
2008
– ‘Migrations of symbols’: solo exhibition – artSPACE, Durban
2009
– ‘Art that inspires’ Anniversary exhibition at Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
– ‘Art that inspires’ Anniversary exhibition at Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
2013
– ‘Allusions of Abstraction’ – Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
2015
– ‘SPECTRA’ – Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
2016
– ‘Allusions of Abstraction II’ – Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa.
2017
– ‘THE THREE ABSTRACTIONS: love, time and death’ – Eclectica Contemporary,Cape Town, South Africa
– ‘Divergent Tides’ – Group exhibition – Eclectica Design and Art, Cape Town,South Africa
– ‘Ubuntu/Uhuru/Awethu’ – Group exhibition – Eclectica Contemporary, CapeTown, South Africa
2018
– ‘New Dawn’ – Group exhibition – Eclectica Design and Art, Cape Town, South Africa
– ‘Turbine Art Fair’ with Eclectica Contemporary in Johannesburg, South Africa
– ‘Johannesburg Art Fair’ with Eclectica Contemporary in Johannesburg, South Africa
– ‘Also Known As Africa – Art Fair’ with Eclectica Contemporary in Paris, France
– ‘Fusion’ – Group exhibition – Eclectica Contemporary, Cape Town, South Africa

Artworks

Hussein Salim Untitled (HS205) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 90.5 x 61 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS203) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 90.5 x 61 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS202) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 90.5 x 61 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS201) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 90.5 x 61 cm

Hussein Salim
Untitled (series)
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
90.5 x 61 cm

Hussein Salim Untitled (HS200) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS199) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS198) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS197) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS196) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS195) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS194) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS193) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS192) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS191) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS190) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled (HS190) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm

Hussein Salim
Untitled (series)
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
19 x 27 cm

Hussein Salim Untitled (HS204) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 90.5 x 61 cm

Hussein Salim
Untitled (HS204)
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
90.5 x 61 cm

Hussein Salim Untitled (HS206) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 90.5 x 61 cm

Hussein Salim
Untitled (HS206)
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
90.5 x 61 cm

Hussein Salim Nostalgia 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 120 x 180 cm

Hussein Salim
Nostalgia
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
120 x 180 cm

Hussein Salim Will you marry me? 2018 acrylic on canvas 75 x 75 cm

Hussein Salim
Will you marry me?
2018
acrylic on canvas
75 x 75 cm

Hussein Salim That Day 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 90 x 90 cm

Hussein Salim
That Day
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
90 x 90 cm

Hussein Salim Perfect Day 2018 acrylic on canvas 120 x 120 cm

Hussein Salim
Perfect Day
2018
acrylic on canvas
120 x 120 cm

Hussein Salim .7. Goddesses of Love III & II 2018 acrylic on canvas 180 x 60 cm

Hussein Salim
.7. Goddesses of Love III & II
2018 acrylic on canvas
180 x 60 cm

Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 246) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 216) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 218) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 222) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 220) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 236) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 235) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 233) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 230) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 231) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 219) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim Untitled(HS 234) 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 19 x 27 cm

Hussein Salim
Untitled(series)
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
19 x 27 cm

Hussein Salim Reconnect 1 2018 Acrylic on Canvas 120 x 180 cm

Hussein Salim
Reconnect 1
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
120 x 180 cm

Hussein Salim Untitled (series) 2018 Acrylic on cardboard 35 x 61 cm
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS118 & HS122), 2018, acrylic on cardboard, 20 x 49
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS118 & HS122), 2018, acrylic on cardboard, 20 x 49
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS138 & HS139), 2018, acrylic on cardboard, 20 x 49 cm
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS144 & HS145), 2018, acrylic on cardboard, 20 x 49cm

Hussein Salim
Untitled (series)
2018
Acrylic on cardboard
35 x 61 cm
x 10: SOLD

Hussein Salim, The Foggy Town (3) 2018, acrylic on Canvas, 185 x 150 cm, 2018, acrylic on cardboard, 20 x 49cm

Hussein Salim
The Foggy Town (3)
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
185 x 150 cm
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS144 & HS145Hussein Salim, The Foggy Town (3) 2018, acrylic on Canvas, 185 x 150 cm, 2018, acrylic on cardboard, 20 x 49cm

Hussein Salim
The Foggy Town
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
185 x 150 cm

Hussein Salim Queen 2018 acrylic on Canvas, 180 x 150 cm

Hussein Salim
Queen
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
180 x 150 cm
SOLD

Hussein Salim Friends 2018 acrylic on Canvas, 180 x 150 cm

Hussein Salim
Friends
2018
Acrylic on Canvas
180 x 150 cm
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS174) 2018 acrylic on cardboard 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS175) 2018 acrylic on cardboard 19 x 27 cm

Hussein Salim
Vision ( 1, 2 & 6 )
2018
acrylic on canvas
35.5 x 28.5 cm
x 3: SOLD

Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS179) 2018 acrylic on cardboard 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS176) 2018 acrylic on cardboard 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS177) 2018 acrylic on cardboard 19 x 27 cm
Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS178) 2018 acrylic on cardboard 19 x 27 cm

Hussein Salim
Vision ( 1- 6 )
2018
acrylic on canvas
19 x 27 cm – Unframed
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS180) 2018 acrylic on canvas 105 x 75

Hussein Salim
Clear Perspective 1
2018
acrylic on canvas
105 x 75.5 cm
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Untitled (HS180) 2018 acrylic on canvas 105 x 75 cm

Hussein Salim
Clear Perspective 2
2018
acrylic on canvas
105 x 75.5 cm
SOLD

Untitled (HS183) 2018 acrylic on canvas 60 x 50 cm

Hussein Salim
City of Love
2018
acrylic on canvas
60 x 50 cm

Untitled (HS182) 2018 acrylic on canvas 60 x 50 cm

Hussein Salim
Shrine
2018
acrylic on canvas
60 x 50 cm

Hussein Salim - Dream I

Dream I (HS019)
2017
Acrylic on Canvas
75.4 x 100 cm

Hussein Salim - Red Festival

Red Festival(HS018)
2017
Acrylic on Canvas
120.5 x 241 cm

SOLD

Hussein Salim - Dream II

Dream II(HS017)
2017
Acrylic on Canvas
75.4 x 100 cm
SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled, 86 x 61cm

Untitled(HS005)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)
SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled 3, 72 x 72cm

Untitled(HS006)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - Untitled 2, 72 x 72cm

Untitled(HS007)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled, 72 x 72cm

Untitled(HS034)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim-Untitled 2017 Acrylic on Canson 86 x 61 cm (unframed)

Untitled(HS001)
2017
Acrylic on Canson
86 x 61 cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim-Untitled 2017 Acrylic on Canson 86 x 61 cm (unframed)

Untitled(HS002)
2017
Acrylic on Canson
86 x 61 cm (unframed)
SOLD

Hussein Salim-Untitled 2017 Acrylic on Canson 86 x 61 cm (unframed)

Untitled(HS003)
2017
Acrylic on Canson
86 x 61 cm (unframed)
SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled 4, 86 x 61cm

Untitled(HS004)
2017
Acrylic on Canson
86 x 61 cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled 4, 40 x 40cm

Untitled(HS014)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled, 40 x 40cm

Untitled(HS015)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled 4, 40 x 40cm

Untitled(HS026)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - Untitled 3, 40 x 40cm

Untitled(HS016)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40cm (unframed)
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Acrylic on paper, 20 x 30 cm

Untitled(HS021)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
20 x 30 cm (unframed)
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Acrylic on paper, 20 x 30 cm

Untitled(HS022)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
20 x 30 cm (unframed)
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Acrylic on paper, 20 x 30 cm

Untitled(HS024)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
20 x 30 cm (unframed)
SOLD

Hussein Salim, Acrylic on paper, 20 x 30 cm

Untitled(HS023)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
20 x  30 cm (unframed)

SOLD

UNFRAMED WORKS

HUSSEIN SALIM; UNTITLED 1 25 X 25CM

Untitled(HS056)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
25 x 25 cm (unframed)

SOLD

HUSSEIN SALIM, UNTITLED 2 25 X 25CM

Untitled(HS057)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
25 x 25 cm (unframed)

SOLD

HUSSEIN SALIM UNTITLED 25 X 25

Untitled(HS054)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
25 x 25 cm (unframed)
SOLD

HUSSEIN SALIM UNTITLED 4 25 X 25

Untitled(HS055)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
25 x 25 cm (unframed)
SOLD

HUSSEIN SALIM UNTITLED 59 X 41.5(1)

Untitled(HS080)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
59 x 41.5 cm (unframed)

SOLD

HUSSEIN SALIM UNTITLED 59 X 41.5(2)

Untitled(HS081)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
59 x 41.5 cm 

SOLD

HUSSEIN SALIM UNTITLED 59 X 41.5(3)

Untitled(HS082)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
59 x 41.5 cm (unframed)

HUSSEIN SALIM UNTITLED 59 X 41.5(4)

Untitled(HS083)
2017
Acrylic on Paper
59 x 41.5 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(8)(100 x 70)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS039)
2017
Acrylic on paper
100 x 70 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(5)(100 x 70)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS036)
2017
Acrylic on paper
100 x 70 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(6)(100 x 70)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS037)
2017
Acrylic on paper
100 x 70 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(7)(100 x 70)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS038)
2017
Acrylic on paper
100 x 70 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - Untitled, 70 x 100cm

Untitled(HS035)
2017
Acrylic on paper
100 x 70 cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - untitled(5)(72 x 72)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS029)
2017
Acrylic on paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(6)(72 x 72)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS030)
2017
Acrylic on paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(7)(72 x 72)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS032)
2017
Acrylic on paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(9)(72 x 72)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS033)
2017
Acrylic on paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(8)(72 x 72)acrylic on paper

Untitled(HS031)
2017
Acrylic on paper
72 x 72 cm (unframed)

HUSSEIN SALIM 40 x40 - acrylic on canvas

Untitled(HS042)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

HUSSEIN SALIM 2-40 x40 - acrylic on canvas

Untitled(HS044)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled (1)(40 x 40 cm) Acrylic on Canvas

Untitled(HS043)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(4)(40 x 40)acrylic on canvas

Untitled(HS045)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - untitled(5)(40 x 40)acrylic on canvas .jpg

Untitled(HS046)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(6)(40 x 40)acrylic on canvas .jpg

Untitled(HS047)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(7)(40 x 40)acrylic on canvas

Untitled(HS048)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

SOLD

Hussein Salim - untitled(8)(40 x 40)acrylic on canvas

Untitled(HS049)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(9)(40 x 40)acrylic on canvas

Untitled(HS050)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(9)(40 x 40)acrylic on canvas

Untitled(HS051)
2017
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 40 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(1)(19 x 26)acrylic on board

Untitled(HS058)
2017
Acrylic on board
19 x 26.5 cm (unframed)

Hussein Salim - untitled(2)(19 x 26)acrylic on board

Untitled(HS059)
2017
Acrylic on board
19 x 26.5 cm (unframed)