News

・November 12th - 17th 2019

Kasseler Dokfest, Kassel, Germany

・November 6th - 10th 2019

Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania

・November 3rd 2019 - February 2020

"Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1990-2011" MoMA PS1, New York, USA

・October 30th - December 12th 2019

"Behind the Sun" solo screening, Studiengalerie 1.357, Frankfurt, Germany

・September 26th - 29th 2019

Hongseong International Film Festival, Korea

・September 22nd - November 24th 2019

"Empire Dye" solo exhibition, Kunstverein Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany

・September 12th 2019 - January 5th 2020

"History is Not Here: Art and the Arab Imaginary" Minnesota Museum of American Art, Minnesota, USA

・September 5th - 8th 2019

"Phantom Beard" theater performance, Aichi Triennale, Nagoya, Japan

・September 4th - October 6th 2019

"ANTIKINO" Berlinale Forum Expanded exhibition, Cinema Galeries, Brussels, Belgium

・June 15th 2019 - December 2020

"In One Drop of Water" Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

・June 1st - September 1st 2019

"Deep Sea" Ystad Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden

・June 1st - June 30th 2019

"The Theft of Fire: From Prometheus to Petroleum" Kapelhaus, Baku, Azerbaijan

・May 25th - 28th 2019

"Phantom Beard" theater performance, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, Belgium

・May 17th - 20th 2019

"Phantom Beard" theater performance (premiere), Wiener Festwochen, Vienna, Austria

・May 11th - August 18th 2019

Future Generation Art Prize, Palazzo Ca Tron, Venice, Italy

・February 21st - April 14th 2019

Videonale 17 "Refracted Realities", Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

・February 6th - March 9th 2019

Berlinale, Forum Expanded exhibition, The Silent Green Kulturquartier, Berlin, Germany

・February 8th - April 14th 2019

Future Generation Art Prize exhibition, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine

・November 28th - December 3rd 2018

Ajyal Film Festival, Doha, Qatar

・November 24th 2018 - April 28th 2019

Asia Pacific Triennial 9, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), Brisbane, Australia

・November 17th 2018 - February 17th 2019

Luleå Biennial, Luleå, Sweden

・November 13th - 16th 2018

Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi, UAE

・November 11th 2018 - March 30th 2019

"Crude" inaugural exhibition, Jameel Arts Center, Dubai

・November 11th 2018 - January 27th 2019

"Deep Sea" Stadtische Galerie Bremen, Germany

・November 11th 2018

Tashweesh program screening, Cairo, Egypt

・November 6th - 11th 2018

Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland

・October 26th - December 9th 2018

Athens Biennial 6, Athens, Greece

・October 20th 2018

"The Trans-Pacific Plant" lecture performance, Beurssrchouwburg, Brussels, Belgium

・October 15th 2018

Screening & lecture performance, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York

・September 22nd - 23rd 2018

"A Sweet Taste of Conspiracy" screening program, Heiwata Projects, Mexico city, Mexico

・September 21st 2018

"The Petro-Historical Complex" lecture performance, CIRCL Pavilion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

・September 2nd 2018

"The Apartment" Centre de la gravure et l'image imprimee, Brussels, Belgium

・August 4th - 9th  2018

Traveling School workshop, Akita University of the Arts, Akita, Japan

・July 26th - September 20th 2018

"She Devil Remix" exhibition, Centro Pecci, Prato, Italy

・July 12th - 22nd 2018

Bucheon International Fantastic Short Film Festival (BIFAN), South Korea

・June 30th - December 31st 2018

"Spectrum I", Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

・June 27th 2018

"Film, Facts & Fiction" screening program, e-flux, New York

・June 27th - July 1st 2018

Jaou Tunis exhibition, Tunisia

・June 23rd - August 19th 2018

"Let's Talk About the Weather: Art & Ecology in a Time of Crisis" exhibition, Times Museum, Guangzhou, China

・June 22nd - September 22nd 2018

"RESERVOIR BITS" solo presentation - as part of Get Lost Art Route Exhibition, Circl Pavilion, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

・June 20th 2018

"Les Rencontres Internationales" Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

・June 5th - 11th 2018

Hamburg International Short Film Festival, Germany

・May 2nd - 6th 2018

"Gold" exhibition - parallel screening, MUCEM, Marseille, France

・April 11th 2018

Les Rencontres Internationales - screening, Paris

・April 4th 2018

Hong Kong International Film Festival, short film competition programme III, Hong Kong

・March 18th 2018

March Meeting: Active Forms - "You Send Me" futurism panel discussion, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE

・March 15th - April 29th 2018

"Beirut, Beyrut, Bayrut, Beyrouth, Beyrout" exhibition, Oslo Kunstforening, Norway

・March 13th 2018

"EYE's selected artist's films" screening, EYE Film Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

・March 13th 2018

"Future in the Past" screening, Anthology Film Archives, New York, USA

・February 14th - 17th 2018

"The Craft" film screening at Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium

・February 1st - 28th 2018

Raw Material Company - artist residency, Dakar, Senegal

・January 24th - February 4th 2018

Rotterdam International Film Festival - Ammodo Tiger Shorts Competition, the Netherlands

・January 24th - 25th 2018

Nuqat Conference - Human Capital Forum, Kuwait

・November 22nd - 26th 2017

Rijksakademie Open, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

・November 20th - 25th 2017

Helicotrema Festival, Venice, Italy

 

・November 2nd 2017 - February 5th 2018

"The Craft" solo exhibition, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

 

・October 25th - October 29th 2017 

Impakt Festival, Casco, Utrecht, the Netherlands

 

・October 3rd 2017 - January 2018 

20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

・September 23rd - 24th 2017 

"Video on the Road" screening, Polymer Art Space, Taiwan

 

・July 12th - September 15th 2017 

"The Craft" solo exhibition, Gasworks, London, UK

 

・June 30th - July 23rd 2017 

"Ordered Dance" exhibition, Station Independent Projects, New York, USA

 

・June 10th 2017 

"Alien Technology II" public sculpture, Northern Spark Festival, Minneapolis, USA

 

・June 2nd - July 22nd 2017 

"Performing the Border" exhibition, Kunstraum Neideroesterreich, Vienna, Austria

 

・May 29th 2017 

"Double Feature" screening, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany

 

・May 26th - 28th 2017 

"Feeling Dubbing" theater performance, Theater der Welt, Hamburg, Germany

 

・May 11th - November 26th 2017 

"Glasstress 2017"  Palazzo Franchetti San Marco, Venice, Italy

 

・May 9th - 13th 2017 

"Feeling Dubbing" theater performance, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, Belgium

 

・March 24th - April 23rd 2017 

"Bubble" solo exhibition, ACUD Macht Neu Gallery, Berlin, Germany

 

・March 16th 2017 

"FACE" lecture performance, Tasmeem conference, Doha, Qatar

 

・February 2nd - April 4th 2017 

"Legacy" solo exhibition, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

 

・January 18th - February 18th 2017 

"Muhawwil (Transformer)" solo exhibition at VCUQ, Doha, Qatar

 

・January 8th - 29th 2017 

"Attempts to Read the World (Differently): Act 3" solo exhibition at Stroom Den Haag, The Hague, the Netherlands

 

・November 26th & 27th 2016 

Rijksakademie Open - residency artists open studios, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

 

・November 24th 2016 

"Prospectif Cinema : Table Rase" screening program at Le Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

 

・November 17th 2016 - January 8th 2017

"Living on: In other words on living?" Group exhibition at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria

 

・November 4th 2016 - January 15th 2017

"Social Calligraphies" exhibition, Zacheta National Art Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

 

・October 7th 2016

"The Beautiful Sadness" talk & screening at Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

 

・September 30th - October 2nd 2016

"Telenational Dream" screening program, Kino Iluzjion, Warsaw, Poland

 

・September 26th - October 26th 2016

"Melting the Sky" duo exhibition with Cristiana De Marchi, 1x1 Gallery, Dubai, UAE

 

・September 22nd - December 31st 2016

"Invisible Threads: Technology and its Discontents" exhibition, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

・September 18th 2016

"Wa Waila" (Oh Torment) screening at Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah, Palestine

 

・September 17th 2016

"Maverick from Kuwait: Close encounter with Monira Al Qadiri" - film screening & talk, ICA, London, UK

 

・July 14th - October 17th 2016

"Let's Talk About the Weather: Art and Ecology in a Time of Crisis" Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

 

・June 2nd - 5th 2016

"Flora Powers" project, coinciding with the 9th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany

 

・May 13th - 23rd 2016

"Residence & Reflection" residency, Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Brussels, Belgium

 

・May 11th 2016

"Island of the Djinns" poster & article in Studio Safar's second issue of Journal Safar, Beirut, Lebanon

 

・May 1st 2016

"Monsoon, Prayers and New Routes: Urban Islam Across the Indian Ocean" screening & talk, ICA Boston / Harvard University, USA

 

・March 18th 2016

"The Color of Polycarbonates" Lecture performance at Global Art Forum, Art Dubai, UAE

 

・March 15th - 20th 2016

"Les Rencontres Internationales" screening, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

 

・March 15th - 20th 2016

Green Caravan Film Festival - Gulf Tour - Kuwait, Bahrain & Qatar

 

・February 21st 2016

"New Self-Portrait Paradox" screening, Ludlow 38, Goethe Institut, New York

 

・February 3rd 2015

Interview on BBC Arabic's "Alternative Cinema" program

 

・January 21st - March 19th 2016

"In Search of Lost Time" exhibition, Brunei Gallery, SOAS university London, UK

 

・January 12th - 17th 2016

"Les Rencontres Internationales" screening, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, France

 

・January 2016 - 2018 

Resident artist at the Rijksakademie in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

 

・November 17th 2015

"Communicating the Archive: Inscription" screening, State Regional Archives of Gothenburg, Sweden

 

・November 15th - 30th 2015

Crossway Foundation "Journey to Japan" artistic lead, Japan (country-wide)

 

・September 30th 2015

"Apocalyptic Aspirations" lecture at the American University of Kuwait (AUK)

 

・September 2015

"Fresh Hell" issue of The Happy Hypocrite, guest edited by Sophia Al Maria

 

・September 5th - November 15th 2015

"DUST" exhibition, Center for Contemporary Art Ujadowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

 

・August 16th 2015

Featured on BBC Arabic's "BBC Xtra" program, on the comedy scene in the Gulf

 

・July 30th - August 2nd 2015

"Thinking Currents" video exhibition curated by Leeza Ahmady - Seattle Art Fair, USA

 

・July 20th 2015

" #BecomingArt " Workshop, Crossway Foundation, London, UK

 

・July 19th 2015

"The Return of Ghosts" video exhibition screening, Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan

 

・July 17th 2015

"Jaykar: The Cheeky Video Scene of the Gulf" film screening & talk at Crossway Foundation - Shubbak festival, London, UK

 

・July 15th 2015

"Atlas Vanishing" screening event, News of the World, London, UK

 

・May 30th 2015 

Center for Emerging Worlds "Global Islam" film screenings & talk, University of California Santa Cruz, USA 

 

・May 28th 2015 

"The Great Journey" a conversation with Lidia Al-Qattan, published on Ibraaz platform 009

 

・May 8th - August 2nd 2015 

"Whose Subject Am I?" exhibition, Kunstverein Dusseldorf, Germany

 

・May 1st 2015 

May 2015 print issue of ArtForum magazine - 2 page "openings" feature

 

・April 21st 2015 

Artist's talk at Mathaf Qatar with guest curator Ipek Ulusoy, Doha, Qatar

 

・April 8th - 15th 2015 

ALFILM Arab Film Festival, Berlin, Germany

 

・Until March 31st 2015 

"Alien Technology" public art commission on view at Shindagha Heritage Village, Dubai, UAE

 

・March 19th 2015 

"Baumtest Quarterly" magazine issue #5 launch, with 7 page feature on video work "SOAP", Los Angeles, USA

 

・March 19th 2015 

"A Public Privacy" exhibition talk & book signing, Al-Mashreq Lounge, Art Dubai, UAE

 

・March 17th - March 31st 2015 

Traverse Vidéo festival, Toulouse, France

 

・March 14th - March 15th 2015 

"Jaykar: The Cheeky Video Scene of the Gulf" film program curation, Global Art Forum, Kuwait

 

・March 9th - March 31st 2015 

"A Public Privacy" exhibition curated by Cristiana De Marchi & Mohammed Kazem, DUCTAC, Dubai, UAE

 

・March 1st - May 15th 2015 

"Accented" exhibition curated by Murtaza Vali, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, UAE

 

・January 23rd 2015 

"Jaykar: The Cheeky Video Scene of the Gulf" film program curation, Crossway Foundation, London, UK

 

・January 15th - 21st 2015 

Medrar - Cairo Video Festival highlights exhibition, DUCTAC, Dubai, UAE

 

・December 10th - 14th 2014 

Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival, Romania

 

・December 7th - 9th 2014 

FIND conference, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD), UAE

 

・November 29th, 2014 - March 31st 2015

AFAC "InVisible" public art commission unveiling & exhibition, Dubai, UAE

 

・November 28th, 2014 – January 17th, 2015 

 "Never, Never Land" exhibition, Edge of Arabia Projects, London, UK

 

・November 22nd - 25th 2014

 MESA Film Festival, Washington DC, USA

 

・November 12th, 2014 

"All the Other Lovers" screening program, Office for Contemporary Art (OCA), Oslo, Norway

 

・November 8th - 20th, 2014 

 Medrar - Cairo Video Festival, Egypt

 

・October 31st, 2014 – January 25th, 2015 

 "The Return of Ghosts" - Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong Gah Museum, Taiwan

 

・October 23rd 2014 

 Festival des cinémas différents et expérimentaux de Paris, Collectif Jeune Cinema, Paris, France

 

・October 16th 2014 

"Do you follow? Art in Circulation #2" ICA-offsite artist's talk, London, UK

 

・September 18th-21st 2014 

"Body Politics" video program, Beirut Art Fair, Lebanon

 

・September 6th 2014 

 "Where is my territory?" screening, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

 

・July 11th 2014 

  "SOAP" video project launched on Creative Time Reports

 

・April 22nd - 4th July 2014

  "Parle Pour Toi" screening program, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France

 

・April 25th 2014

  "Music to My Tears" screening, School, Vienna, Austria

 

・April 23rd - 30th 2014

  "Off Scene" exhibition at Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria

 

・February 10th 2014

  "Behind the Sun" screening at 64th Berlinale Forum Expanded section - Berlin International Film Festival, Germany

 

・January 21st - 28th 2014

  "Muhawwil" (Transformer) solo exhibition, Sultan Gallery, Kuwait

 

November 7th - January 11th 2013

  "Exposure 2013" exhibition, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon

 

・October 26th - December 2nd, 2013

"How to do things with Hair" exhibition, the JamJar, Dubai, UAE

 

・October 5th 2013

"Nuit Blanche" Lowave showcase screening at La Perle, 78 Rue Vieille du Temple, Paris

 

September 9th - 10th 2013

  "Transgressing the Gulf" symposium, University of Exeter, UK

 

July 18th - 20th 2013

  Home Workspace Program Open Studios, Beirut, Lebanon

 

July 11th 2013

  "Where Dreams Cross" screening, Stockholm, Sweden

 

・June 19th 2013

"Feelings Show" screening, Bochum, Germany

 

・May 12th - 15th 2013

Homeworks 6 "X-Apartments" project, Beirut, Lebanon