Timeline

1969
Born in Beirut, Lebanon
Lives and works in Cairo, Egypt

Exhibitions

2010
Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, Perfumes & Bazaar, Sydney Biennial
2010
Wild Is the Wind, Shish Kebab and Sandouk El Dounia tapestry, Savannah college of art & design, Georgia
2010
The Good Old Days, Diary Of the Future, Aarhus Museum, Denmark
2010
Diary of the Future, Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai, UAE (solo)
2010
Surface of Time, B21 Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE (solo)
2009
Tarjama/Translation, Sandouk El Dounia tapestry, Queens Museum, New York, USA
2009
Arabesque, Roba Vecchia, Kennedy Centre, Washington DC, USA
2008–2009
Cairo International Biennale, Borg El Amal, Grand Nile award, Egypt
2008
New Ends, Old Beginnings, Diary of the Future, Bluecoat gallery, Liverpool, UK
2008
Snap judgments, Memphis Brooks Museum, Memphis, USA
2008
Snap judgments,Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2007
Afrika Remix, Johannesburg Art Gallery
2007
Snap judgments, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaeno, Mexico City, Mexico
2007
Snap judgments, National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa
2007
Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2007
Gulf Art Fair, Roba Vecchia. DIFC, Dubai, UAE
2006
Snap judgments, International centre for Photography, NY, USA
2006
Towards the Light, 20 screens (slide show) projections along one kilometre of seashore. Opening night of Image of the Middle East Festival, Copenhagen International Theatre, Denmark (solo)
2006
Roba Vecchia, The Townhouse gallery, Cairo, Egypt (solo)
2006
Snap judgments, Miami Art Central, Miami, USA
2006
Afrika Remix, Mori Museum, Tokyo
2005–2006
Kai’ro, Lansmuseet, Vasternorrland, Harnosand, Sweden (solo)
2005
Kai’ro,Nikolai, Copenhagen contemporary Art Centre, Denmark (solo)
2005
Afrika Remix, Centre Georges, Pompidou, Paris
2005
Afrika Remix, Hayward Gallery, London
2005
Some Stories, Kunsthalle, Vienna
2004
Afrika Remix, Kunst Palast museum, Dusseldorf
2004
Kai’ro,Pori museum, Pori, Finland, 2005, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden (solo)
2003
Rencontres de la Photographie Africaine, Bamako, Mali
2003
Disorientation, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2002
Al Fanous al Sehry, Townhouse gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo (solo)
2001
Sandouk El Dounia, El Nitaq Festival, Cairo, Egypt (solo)
2001
Sandouk El Dounia, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
2001
The Desert, Fundacion Caixia, Barcelona, Spain
2001
The Desert, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain
2000
The Eye of Mary Magdalene, Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000
The Desert, Fondation Cartier Pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
1999
The Eye of Mary Magdalene, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, USA
1999
The Eye of Mary Magdalene, Townhouse Gallery of Contemporary Art, Cairo, Egypt,
1999
The Eye of Mary Magdalene, Musée de la Photographie de Charleroi, Belgium
1998
The Eye of Mary, Galerie De Visu, Marseille, France (solo)
1998
Magdalene Mois de la Photographie, Beirut, Lebanon (solo)