Ayman Yossri Daydban

1966 born Palestine and lives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Ayman Yossri Daydban was born in Palestine with Jordanian nationality, and now lives in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His art is both biographical and a commentary on the environment he grew up in. His humble home is full of found objects, pirate DVDs and very few purchased “necessary” items.

His last name ‘Daydban’ means watchman, a mask that observes the viewer and its surroundings while at the same time remaining detached from them. There is an unbridgeable opposition between the watchman and what is being watched: They seem to be in different worlds, while in such close proximity, producing enormous tension. 


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