BIOGRAPHY

BORN IN 1980 IN GAZA; PALESTINIAN ARTIST HAZEM HARB CURRENTLY LIVES BETWEEN ROME, ITALY AND DUBAI, UAE. IN 2004, HARB ENROLLED AT THE ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN ROME AND GRADUATED FROM THE EUROPEAN INSTITUTE OF DESIGN IN 2009. HARB DEALS WITH A NUMBER OF CORE ISSUES INCLUDING WAR, LOSS, TRAUMA, HUMAN VULNERABILITY AND GLOBAL INSTABILITY. HE CONTINUES TO EXPLORE HIS WORK MULTI-MEDIA BY USING ALL AND EVERY TOOL AT HIS DISPOSAL. IN 2011, HARB WAS AWARDED A RESIDENCY AT THE DELFINA FOUNDATION, WHICH WAS ALSO SUPPORTED BY THE A.M. QATTAN FOUNDATION; WHICH AWARDED HIM THE YOUNG ARTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD IN 2008. HAZEM’S SERIES BEYOND MEMORY HAS BEEN ACQUIRED BY THE BRITISH MUSEUM, UK IN 2013. HARB HAS PARTICIPATED IN NUMEROUS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITIONS WHICH INCLUDE MADE BY WAR AT THE NATIONAL ETHNORGRAPHIC AND PRE-HISTORICAL MUSEUM LUIGI PIGORINI, ROME, ITALY [2007 AND MOST RECENTLY IN SPHERE 6 AT GALLERIA CONTINUA’S LE MOULIN IN 2013, A GROUP SHOW THAT COINCIDED WITH 5 SOLO SHOWS BY ETEL ADNAN, AI WEIWEI, ANISH KAPOOR, MICHELANGELO PISTOLETTO AND SOPHIE WHETTNALL.