An untitled work by Syrian artist Fadi Yazigi that features in his Hong Kong show. ‘This painting is how I feel since the war,’ he says.

‘The monster that’s devoured everything’: Syrian artist’s Hong Kong show is a response to the horrors of war

Four years into Syria’s civil war, Fadi Yazigi clings to routine as he creates art that makes subtle but unmistakable reference to the horror all around him

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An untitled work by Syrian artist Fadi Yazigi that features in his Hong Kong show. ‘This painting is how I feel since the war,’ he says.
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Enid Tsui

Enid Tsui

Enid joined the SCMP as senior culture writer in 2015 after many years of covering business and politics in Hong Kong and London. She edited and wrote for the Financial Times and the Nikkei Asian Review, presented on RTHK Radio 3, and launched the Economist Group's first Chinese-language publication, CFO China.