The Syrian Artist Who 'Paints On Death'
Akram Abo Alfoz paints on death. Using discarded bombs and bullets, Alfoz creates art to show the world that Syrians aren't terrorists.By Jake Godin | July 12, 2016
His name is Akram Abo Alfoz, and he calls his art "Painting on Death."
He lives in the besieged city of Douma, which is just east of the Syrian capital Damascus in an area called Eastern Ghouta. According to the United Nations, there are 282,500 people under siege by the Syrian regime in the region.