Mona Hatoum

(British/Palestinian, born 1952)

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Mona Hatoum

Suspended, 2011

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Mona Hatoum

Undercurrent, 2004

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Born in Beirut, Lebanon
1970 - 1972
Beirut University College, Beirut
1975 - 1979
The Byam Shaw School of Art, London
1979 - 1981
The Slade School of Art, London
Video production residency at The Western Front Art Centre, Vancouver
1986 - 1987
Residency at Chisenhale Dance Space, London
1986 - 1989
Member of the Management Committee of the London Video Access, London
1986 - 1994
Visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
Residency at 9.1.1. Contemporary Arts Centre, Seattle
Member of the Advisory Committee of Third Text (Third World Perspectives on Contemporary Art and Culture)


The Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (solo)
Dass ich den Mond sähe im Schlaf ... Kunsthalle Memmingen, Memmingen, Germany
Neighbours - Narratives from Turkey and Beyond, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
International Women´s Day: Artworks from the collection Slava Nakovska and Nedko Solakov, ICA - Institute for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict, M-Museum Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Full House - 15 years of inventory and exhibitions, Aeroplastics, Brussels, Belgium
I Look at Things... Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Disappearance of the fireflies, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
The Disasters of War: 1800-2014, Louvre Lens, Lens, Belgium
Vanitas - Nothing is Forever Anyway, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany

Public Collections

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, USA
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
Arken Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
Kunstmuseum, Basel, Switzerland
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA
FRAC de Picardie, Amiens, France
FNAC, Paris, France


Judith Marth: Von der Performance zur Installation am Beispiel Mona Hatoums, Hamburg 2005 (Diss.)
Stephanie Snyder, Alix Ohlin: Mona Hatoum, The Reed Institute- Reed College, Portland 2005
Christoph Heinrich (Ed.): Mona Hatoum, Hamburger Kunsthalle et al., Ostfildern – Ruit, 2004
Museo de Arte Contemporàneo de Oaxaca (Ed.): Mona Hatoum, Oaxaca 2003
Christine Zelich (Ed.): Mona Hatoum, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela et al. 2002
Laboratorio Arte Almeda (Ed.): Mona Hatoum, Artista de origin palestino, Mexico 2002
MASS MOCA (Ed.): Mona Hatoum. Domestic Disturbance, North Adams 2001
Edward Said, Sheena Wagstaff: Mona Hatoum. The Entire World as a Foreign Land, Tate Britain, London 2000
Jean – Charles Masséra (Ed.): Mona Hatoum, Le Creux de l’Enfer Thiers et al., Anvers 2000
Giorgio Verzotti (Ed.): Mona Hatoum, Castello di Rivoli. Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan 1999