Yakzan Atasi is a Syrian artist born in 1950. After a childhood immersed in Oriental plastic culture (calligraphy, carpets, architecture ...), having been a decorator for television, and assistant to the Fine Arts of Damascus, he arrived in Paris in 1981. The clash of cultures will remain determinant in his artistic career . In Paris, he made his first solo exhibitions (as part of MAC 2000 at the Grand Palais) and began a prolific career. It remains to this day in private collections and exhibits in France and abroad.