Gulf War

Edward Zuber

Edward F. (Ted) Zuber was born in 1932 in Montreal. He first studied art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Montreal, attended Queens University (fine arts) and apprenticed to the religious painter Matthew Martirano.

Yahya Al-Samawi

Born in Iraq in 1949, Yahya Al-Samawi has been living as a political refugee in Australia. The author of more than eight collections, he has been largely concerned in his latest works with political themes, which address, among other issues, Iraq’s predicament in the years following the Gulf War and his opposition to the regime.