Youssef Nassar is a Lebanese born (15/11/1990) Canadian artist who became critically acclaimed among young audience for his unconventional work in photography and film making. Raised in a family that encouraged his interest in movies, Youssef entered the field of Radio/TV studies at Notre Dame University, where his passion for photography and film making blossomed. Being a guitarist himself, he intertwined his love for movies and photographs with music; with his photographs being greatly inspired by songs. When asked, Youssef’s leading inspiration came from Steven Wilson.
Youssef Nassar has been noted for his radical approach in art escaping from the mainstream “cliché” and repetitions to highlight sexuality, violence and macabre. His recent breakthrough was the music video he directed independently for the song "Normal" by Porcupine Tree which was featured on metalunderground.com and several other sites. Youssef was awarded photographer of the week by adidap.com and many others. He has worked with many local bands, been a part of many photography exhibitions and digital screenings of his work.
Works for Sale
Youssef Nassar's works are available for sale as numbered, signed, and certified prints.