Exhibitions

Upcoming

2020

Manifesta 13 Marseille – The European Nomadic Biennial – Les Parallèles du Sud, Marseille, France (Group)

Savoir Faire – Institut Supérieur pour l’Étude du Langage Plastique [ISELP], Brussels, Belgium (Group)


Solo exhibitions (selection)

2020

Fenduq – Vandalorum museum, Värnamo, Sweden

Binatna – Voice gallery, Marrakech, Morocco

2019

Fenduq – Friese Museum Leeuwarden, The Netherlands

2018

Metamodern apparatuses(re)D gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2017

Atchilihtallah – On the transformation of art, craft and product – Mu.ZEE, Oostend, Belgium

2016

Anthropocene Geodesy – Voice gallery, Marrakech

The Art of Craft – Hood Museum of Arts, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

Atchilihtallah – On the Transformation of Things – Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

2014

Atchilihtallah – STUK kunstencentrum Museum, Leuven, Belgium

V12 – CØPPERFIELD gallery, London

Testosterone – Voice gallery, Marrakech

2013

V12 Laraki – Centre de Création Contemporaine, CCC/Tours, France

2012

In spite of the unheroic times – Rossicontemporary gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2011

Wonderlust – Monty_ABN, Antwerp, Belgium

2010

Arrangements after Whistler – Cypress gallery, Leuven, Belgium

Exonymie – Institut Supérieur du Language Plastique (ISELP), Brussels, Belgium (off / Brussels Art Fair)

Métragrammes – Agnès b., Brussels, Belgium

2009

Vacilar – Adhoc gallery, Vigo, Galicia, Spain

Metragram Series – Rossicontemporary gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2008

Freer trade – Despacio, Barrio Amon, San José, Costa Rica

Dan liever de lucht in #1 – Royal Belgium embassy, Yotsuya, Tokyo, Japan

Off the record #2 – Shimbashi Station, Tokyo

2007

Dan liever de lucht in #2 – Lokaal01, Breda, The Netherlands


Group exhibitions (selection)

2020

Malhoun 2.0 – Fenduq/1-54 African Art Fair, Marrakech,  Morocco

2019

[reopening show] – Hood Museum of Art, New Hampshire, USA

Design Display – Autostadt, Wolfsburg/Frankfurt, Germany

2018

2050 – A Brief History of the Future – Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium (RMFAB/Brussels) & National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts in Taichung (NTMFA/Taipei)

Ethics in the World of Strangers – Richard Taittinger gallery, New York, USA (Duo)

O Triângulo do Atlântico – 11th Mercosul Biennal, Mercosul, Brazil

Workflow – Cultural Centre of Sint-Niklaas, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Second Life – MACAAL: Musée d’Art Contemporain Africain Al Maaden, Marrakesh, Morocco

2017

Working Promises – 10th Design International Biennale of Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France

Chinafrika – GfZK Museum for Contemporary Art, Leipzig, Germany

Islam, it’s also our history! – Museum of Europa, Brussels, Belgium

Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawuj – Beirut, Lebanon

Beazley Designs of the Year – Design Museum, London, UK

SPEND – Kulte gallery, Rabat, Morocco

2016

What New Now? – 6th Marrakesh biennial, Morocco

Merchants of Dreams – BRANDTS Museum of Art and Visual Culture, Odense, Denmark

Where Do We Migrate To? – Värmlands Museum, Karlstad, Sweden

Where Do We Migrate To? – Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, USA

2015

Les Mondes Inversés – B.P.S.22 Museum, Charleroi, Belgium
Eppur si muove – MUDAM Museum, Luxembourg

2014

Le Maroc Contemporain – Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
Where Are We Now? – 5th Marrakesh biennial, Morocco

2013

All the visible features of an area of countryside or land – Fordham University’s Center Gallery, New York, USA

My Joburg – La maison rouge, fondation antoine de galbert, Paris, France

2012

Road Directions – Museo d’Arte Orientale, Torino, Italy

Where Do We Migrate To? – CAC, New Orleans, USA

2011

Portrait Show – Gallery I-20, New York, USA

Out of Place – Lora Reynolds gallery, Austin, Texas, USA

Where Do We Migrate To? – Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, Baltimore, Maryland, USA

à partir – La Cambre, Brussels, Belgium

Conceptualizing the Body: Gaze, Masquerade, and Spectacle – Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, New York, USA

2010

Danse l’Afrique danse! Biennial – Bamako, Mali

Foreign Affairs – Museum of Ansembourg, Liège, Belgium

Canvas Collectie / Collection RTBF – Bozar museum, Brussels, Belgium

Neither From, Nor Towards… – Art Pavillion, Zagreb, Croatia

Mi‘rajiyya, the Night Journey, الإسراء والمعراج – Sharjah Museum, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Summer in the city #2 – Cypres galerie, Leuven, Belgium

2009

Toute cruauté est-elle bonne à dire? – La Centrale électrique, Brussels, Belgium

4ème Scénographie Urbaine – The Joubert Park Project, Johannesburg, South Africa

The borders – Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, College of Old Westbury, New York, USA

Into the Atomic Sunshine – Okinawa Prefectural Museum of Art, Japan

Casablanca: International Video Art Festival – Casablanca, Morocco

Cul-de-sac – exposition collective satellite (fluxnews), 53ème 53rd Venice Biennial, Italy

Last Day of Magic – satellite group exhibit, ScalaMata Gallery, 53rd Venice Biennial, Italy

Untitled Ideal (collaboration with artist Nida Sinnokrot) – group exhibit, Foresight gallery, Amman

Riwaq Biennial – Contemporary art & architecture in the Occupied Territories, Palestine

1st FIAC of Algiers – National Museum of Algiers (MAMA), Algiers, Algeria

2008

Into the Atomic Sunshine – The Puffin Room, Soho, New York, USA

Localisms – De Paviljoens Museum, Almere, The Netherlands

Chinese Character Biennial – Ku Art Center, Huan Tie Museum, Beijing, China

Into the Atomic Sunshine – Hillside Forum, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan

Boom-Boom – Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

CamouFlashed Mediation – Meditations Biennial, Poznan, Poland

Camp Hiroshima: Migration – Hiroshima Art Project, Hiroshima, Japan

I have been to Japan – Fordham University’s Center Gallery, New York, USA

2007

Scriptures – Toride Art Museum, Ibaraki, Japan

Resonances – STUK, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leuven, Belgium

PILOT:3 – Monastery of St. Damian and St. Cosimo, 52nd Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Fenenin el-Rahhal – working artists’ summit, Western Desert and Townhouse gallery, Cairo, Egypt

Horizon – Bloomberg headquarters, with Art in General, New York, USA

Ecumenopolis – Location One gallery, Soho, New York, USA

Memory in Motion – Münchner Stadtbibliothek, Bavaria, Germany

30 et presque songes – zone zital ankorondrano, Antananarivo, Republic of Madagascar

Dan liever de lucht in #1 – Royal Belgium embassy, Yotsuya, Tokyo

Dan liever de lucht in #2 – Lokaal01 gallery, Breda, The Netherlands

Be(com)ing Dutch Causus – Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Water, ink: world of monochrome – Ueno City Art Museum, Taito-ku, Tokyo, Japan

NO MAN’S LAND – Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Stekene, North Flanders, Belgium

2006

What Form Would A Life Take? – MOP Projects gallery, Sydney, Australia


Artist talks (selection)

2019

Middle Eastern Crafts: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow – Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK

2018

Vandalorum museum, Värnamo, Sweden

Decolonize the Craft Economy – 1:54 African Art Fair Forum, Marrakech, Morocco

Metamodern apparatuses – Cinema Zuid/Mukha, Antwerp, Belgium

2014

TEDxMarrakesh [TED] – Riad El-Fenn, Marrakech, Morocco

2010

Galerija miroslav kraljevic, Zagreb

Faculty of Fine Arts, Visva Bharati University, Shantiniketan, West Bengal, India

2009

DIVA series, The University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

University Hassan II, Casablanca, Morocco

2008

La Casa de los tres Mundos, Granada, Nicaragua

Massey University, School of Fine Arts, Wellington, New Zeeland

Rumah Air Panas (RAP), Annex Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

ArtEast, Bishkek, Kyrghystan

Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Holland

2007

Arts en Liberté Gallery, Algiers, Algeria

Green Papaya Art Space, Metro-Manila, The Philippines

Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Tokyo, Japan

Alliance Française of Yangon, Union of Myanmar

New York Studio Program, New York, USA

The Khalid Shoman Foundation / Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordan

Academy of Humanities and Economics, Łódź, Poland

Be(com)ing Dutch Causus, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina

Academy for Fine Arts, Cetinje, Montenegro

[AIT] Art Initiative Tokyo, Daikanyama, Tokyo, Japan


Bursaries, awards & residencies (selection)

2020

Civitella Ranieri Foundation artist residency, Umbria, Italy

2017

Montgomery Fellow, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA

2016

Artist Studio Program, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA

2012

Dar Al-Ma’mûn artist residency, Marrakech, Morocco [Belgium Government support]

2011

Nominated for Sam Art prize 2011, Paris, France

CDA-Projects Grant Honorary Mention, İstanbul, Turkey

2010

Centre International des Récollets artist Residency and grant (Ville de Paris), Paris, France

Pilot:3 selection, 52nd Venice Biennial / Frieze Art Fair / 101 Tokyo Art Fair, London/Italy

2009

Frederico Herrero’s Despacio artist residency, San José, Costa Rica

Location One artist residency, New York [Belgium Government funded]

UNESCO-Aschberg artist Residency and grant, Darat Al-Funun, Jordan

Centre for Community Cultural Development artist Residency, JCCAC, Hong Kong

Kilpisjärvi Biological Station artist residency, Icehotel commission, Kilpisjärvi, Swedish Lapland

2006

MIDBAR artist residency, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel

Sharjah Art Museum artist residency, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Kolin Ryynänen artist residency, Northern Karelia, Kola Peninsula, Finland

Lijiang Studio artist residency, Yunnan, China

Paradise Art Center artist residency, Tehran, Iran

2005

European Media Plus award, Munich/Germany

Monbusho research scholarship, Japan ministry of culture, Tokyo


Nominations (selection)

2018

Belgian Pavilion (last round of selection process) – Venezia, Italy / Brussels, Belgium

2017

Prix Pictet photography prize (www.prixpictet.com) – Geneva, Switzerland

Beazley Designs of the Year – Design Museum, London, UK


Selected collections

Privates collections in Belgium, Sweden, Italy, Morocco, U.K., USA, France, Spain, Switzerland, Israël, etc.

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, U.K.

Hood Museum of Arts, New Hampshire, USA

Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Holland

Mu.Zee, Ostende, Belgium

Verbeke Foundation, Kemzeke, Belgium

For Arts Sake Collection, Lisbon, Portugal

Musée d’Art Contemporain Africain Al Maaden (MACAAL), Marrakesh, Morocco

Luma Foundation Collection, Zurich, Switzerland