Yasmeen Fanari is a visual communication professional, illustrator, animator and a visual creator.
After obtaining her undergraduate degree in Fine Arts at Damascus University, she left Syria in 2009 to the United Kingdom where she obtained her Master degree in Communication Design from Kingston University in London.
In 2011 she moved to France where she started collaborating with the Post-Production House HECAT Studio in Paris where she directed and produced numerous small animated projects, notably for MBC Dubai, Cinemoz Lebanon, Vichy France and Pyramid Production France in Europe.
Between 2019-2021, Fanari was the art director of Aljumhuriya Magazine in Berlin. It’s then when her editorial Illustration career is officially launched.
2021 marked Yasmeen's official return to the moving image sphere where she created a 3 minute 2D animated music video for the British rock band KEANE, the video “Dirt” is viewed more than 680K times on Youtube.
In 2022 she collaborated again with the management company Everybody-s to create an experimental music video of 6 minutes for Tom Chaplin (KEANE).
Currently Fanari is based in Marseilles, south of France where she has he work space at the new art studio Atelier 59
Tom Chaplin (KEANE)
The Syrian Women’s Political Movement