"Fantasia: A World Between Reality and Imagination" is an exhibition
that features dialogues between animals, whether they are lions or
birds. All of these fables carry moral messages that we lack today.
Bahmim created fictional animals for contemporary topics; we see the
fox with a wing of gold, the turtle with a shell packed with precious
stones, and the king of elephants debating Fairouz the rabbit by the
The artist sought to provide moral wisdom gained from stories passed
down from one generation to the other through books and folktales
about mythical creatures found in popular culture and human heritage.
The tiger protects the cornfields, while the sharp-sighted and
quick-witted peregrine falcon, also known as "Al-Shaheen", guards
the horizon. These events take place outside the ordinary, in a fictional
world full of wisdom, sermons, and imaginary creatures that depend