Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Lawrence Abu Hamdan (born in 1985, Amman, Jordan) holds a PhD from Goldsmiths College, University of London, the Centre for Research Architecture. His works frequently deal with the relationship between listening and politics, borders, human rights, testimony and truth through the production of documentaries, essays, audio-visual installations, video works, graphic works, sculpture, photography, workshops and performance. Solo exhibitions: Contra Diction (Title TBC), Kunst Halle St Gallen, Switzerland (2015); A Convention of Tiny Movements, Laveronica, Arte Contemporanea, Sicily (2015); Tape Echo, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2014); Tape Echo, Beirut in Cairo, Cairo (2013); Model Court: Resolution 978 HD, Gasworks London (2013); Aural Contract: The Whole Truth, Casco Utrecht (2012); Aural Contract: The Freedom of Speech Itself, The Showroom, London (2012). He has participated in more than 30 group exhibitions all over the world, including the New Museum Triennial, New York, 10th Shanghai Biennale and Tate Modern Museum, London. The works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan are kept in collections of MOMA, New York; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjan. He lives and works in Beirut.