Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Berlin Biennale

Lawrence Abu Hamdan is participating in this year’s Berlin Biennale STILL PRESENT!, curated by Kader Attia. Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Air Conditioning is an evolving graduated image which maps the Israeli army’s sonic occupation of the Lebanese airspace over a 15-year period, from 2006 to the present. This installation links the ocular and the auditory regarding the […]

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Centre Pompidou

Discover Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s evolving performance Daght Jawi, a site-specific presentation regarding sonic warfare at Centre Pompidou tomorrow June 22, 2022. In the frame of the museum’s Planétarium. Cartographies Cotemporaines programme, Lawrence Abu Hamdan will present this extended audio-visual essay which starting point was his own detailed documentation of the sky over Lebanon—the result of […]

Kader Attia, Uriel Orlow and Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Berlin Biennale

We are excited to announce that Kader Attia will be the curator of the 12th Berlin Biennale, which will take place form June 11 to September 18, 2022. The artist proposal is concerned with decolonial thinking as an ongoing conversation that allows reparation in different spheres of society. Attia is particularly interested in the notion […]

Dirty Evidence, Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s monograph

Discover Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s first major monograph, Dirty Evidence published by Lenz Press in collaboration with Bonniers Konsthall. The publication presents a comprehensive overview of the artist’s practice over the last 10 years. The book presents an in-depth visual analysis of Abu Hamdan’s work accompanied by commissioned essays that focus on single pieces as well […]

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Kunstverein Nürnberg

Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s exhibition The Witness-Machine Complex at the Kunstverein Nuremberg has been extended until December 19th. In the show, Hamdan examines the role of the simultaneous translators at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945, who allowed the International Military Tribunal to take place in Russian, French, German. Abu Hamdan’s installation at the Kunstverein Nürnberg invokes […]

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Kunstverein Nuremberg

In his new exhibition The Witness-Machine Complex  Lawrence Abu Hamdan examines the role of the simultaneous translators and the then-novel electronic acoustic infrastructure deployed to enable their work at the Nuremberg Trials in 1945/6. The Witness-Machine Complex opens on September 16th, 2021.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Bienal de Sao Paulo

Lawrence Abu Hamdan will be presenting a new version of his audiovisual installation 𝘈𝘧𝘵𝘦𝘳 𝘚𝘍𝘟 at the 34th Biennial of São Paulo. This work uses the sounds and stories from Abu Hamdan’s self-constructed sound effects library. The accoustic inventory, presented as an animated text projected on a sceen, is sourced from earwitness interviews the artist conducted, as well as from trial transcripts across the globe. A […]

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Bonniers Konsthall

Whose testimonies are heard by our legal entities? Whose voices are ignored? Are all testimonies created equal? Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s new exhibition 𝘋𝘪𝘳𝘵𝘺 𝘌𝘷𝘪𝘥𝘦𝘯𝘤𝘦 questions the ways in which testimony is presented, as well as who can speak in which spaces and what conditions establish the possibility to make a claim. Whether is through his video installations, his sound libraries or […]

mor charpentier @ ARCO Madrid

On the occasion of ARCO 2021, mor charpentier presents a project involving multiple voices, organized around two main themes. The first of these has to do with “the archive and the testimony”: works in which the artist is a researcher, collector and witness of reality featuring the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Lara Almarcegui, Oscar Muñoz, Rosângela Rennó, […]

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Kulturstiftung des Bundes

Lawrence Abu Hamdan will be presenting his installation Freedom of Speech Itself in the exhibition Polyphonic at the Kulturstiftung des Bundes. This exhibition encourages visitors to reflect on the multiplicity of voices as a societal phenomenon. The installations, performances, drawings and videos highlight the clashing convergence and divergence of voices and sounds in different ways. Polyphonic opens the 1st of July, 2021.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan @Kunsthalle Basel

Discover Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s audio investigations in INFORMATION (Today), a group show featuring contemporary artists seeking to unravel the phenomenon of excess data that we are currently experiencing. The show features a range of artistic positions, including recent work and new commissions in diverse media, thus providing an overview of some of the most promising and challenging practices grappling with data, technology, […]

Lawrence Abu Hamdan selected for the Sao Paulo Biennial

Congratulations to Lawrence Abu Hamdan for being selected as part of the artist lineup of the São Paulo Bienal for its thirty-fourth edition. Titled 𝘍𝘢𝘻 𝘌𝘴𝘤𝘶𝘳𝘰 𝘮𝘢𝘴 𝘦𝘶 𝘤𝘢𝘯𝘵𝘰 (Though It’s Dark, Still I Sing) and curated by Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, the biennial takes its name from a 1965 poem by Amazonian Thiago de Mello. The biennial will open on September 2021, stay tuned to know more about Abu Hamdan’s works.

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