Kevork Mourad, visual artist was born in Kamechli, in the upper reaches of Syria. Of Armenian origin, he received his MFA from the Yerevan Institute of Fine Arts in Armenia, and he now lives and works in New York. He exhibited at the Art Paris Art Fair in 2015, and has had solo exhibitions in Kuwait, Damascus and Dubai. His digital piece, “The Map of Future Movements,” toured as part of a group exhibition in Jerusalem and Ramallah, and was in the 2010 Liverpool Biennial. With his technique of spontaneous painting, he has shared the stage with artists ranging from Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble to Bobby McFerrin. He has produced and directed multi-media plays that premiered in America, France and Germany, and created and performed animations for opera.