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.
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, […]
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.
We are pleased to announce that we will be reopening the gallery this Wednesday 19th of May, 2021. Come and discover Resisting Bodies a group exhibition that explores the idea of the body as a receptable of memory and trauma, as well as a means for expression. Featuring the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Saâdane Afif, […]
From Charwei Tsai’s spiritual representations of Buddhist scriptures to Rosângela Rennó’s exploration of penitentiary mug shots, our upcoming booth at Frieze New York will examine the practice of self-portraiture and identity. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Carlos Motta, Oscar Muñoz, Liliana Porter, Rosângela Rennó, Charwei Tsai and Hajra Waheed. Register at frieze.com in order to visit our online viewing room, VIP previews open on May 5th.
mor charpentier will be a part of FIAC Online Viewing Rooms from the 4th until the 7th of March 2021. Our online viewing room will feature the works of Bianca Bondi, Théo Mercier, Saâdane Afif, Liliana Porter and Lawrence Abu Hamdan. Visit FIAC.com to login.
After Vienna’s lockdown, Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s solo show “Green Coconuts and Other Inadmissible Evidence” has reopened on February 9 until March 14, 2021. In his exhibition at the Secession, the artist presents altogether four works from two series that probe questions in quest for truth in the context of today’s legal and humanitarian crises: After SFX (2018), Once Removed (2019), […]
In both his art and his audio investigations, Lawrence Abu Hamdan grapples with sound, speech, memory, and the quest for truth in the context of today’s legal and humanitarian crises. A central concern that is woven through many of his works, including sound and video installations, objects, and research-based documentaries, is his engagement with questions […]
Centring around three key works by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Marguerite Humeau, and Jesse Darling, the exhibition expands the spectrum of poem into language, sound, speech, ephemerality, and extinction. Understanding poem from its Greek derivative ‘poiesis’ (making) allows us to view the use of language from afar: the artworks in this exhibition explore a wide range […]
Renaissance TV is an experiment, an additional exhibition space, and a tentative exploration of the potential for the internet to be a generative platform divorced from vertical hierarchies and classical institutional agendas. Conceptualized by Myriam Ben Salah with Karsten Lund and Michael Harrison, and inspired by the lo-fi aesthetic and assorted programming of television broadcasting, […]
With the start of the war on terror and the proliferation of militarized technologies, many artists developed new aesthetic approaches to explore military sites and industries. Overt: Militarization as Ideology focuses on the ways in which artists have engaged aesthetically with the concept and condition of militarization. Through video, film, drawings, and installation, the exhibition highlights the […]
Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s installation tells of a not-too-distant future in which everyday objects and surfaces can be used to watch over the population. Not only the walls have ears. Even the packaging in the supermarket might be listening to you as you shop. Find out what that might sound like at the Spar branches at […]