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I am now an Artsadmin Associate Artist.

Harpers Bazaar Art Arabia has an article about my work, in the current September/October 2013 edition.

July 2013- Feb 2014, ‘A Weather House for the Current Climate’ is being exhibited at the LWL-Industrial museum in Germany.

I’m currently working towards a solo show of newly commissioned work, at the New Art Exchange, Nottingham, for May 2014.

Previously in 2013
“Leave to Remain”
 at La Caja Blanca, Spain, March – May 2013
Yara El-Sherbini and Murad Khan Mumtaz. 

A collection of site-specific works developed in the context of artist residency programmes in Europe throughout 2012 at The Hayward Gallery and Victoria & Albert Museum in the UK, ZKM | Center for Art and Media in Germany, and La Caja Blanca gallery in Spain. Special thanks to Tracy Williams gallery (New York, US), ZKM Center for Art and Media (Germany), Victoria & Albert Museum (London, UK), Hayward Gallery (London, UK). The exhibition was organised in collaboration with Art Palma Contemporani.

 

“How To…”  commissioned by the South London Gallery, January – March 2013

A project with Davina Drummondthe South London Gallery, for Open Minds: a 10 week programme of playful mini projects that focus on exploring coping strategies and self appreciation through ‘making’. Mini projects include Resolution Calendars, Personal Commemorative Plates, celebrating a special moment in their individual lives and Making Mantras, where participants designed their own personalised rubber stamps with self authored mantras that are capable of self transformation.

 

Pen II Paper, ATHR Gallery, Saudi Arabia. February – March 2013

A group show and auction, curated by Al Madad Foundation

 

 

2012

V&A

The End of Conflict in the Middle East as part of Record, Reframe, Resist
November 2012

The End of Conflict in the Middle East was a participatory live art work, in which members of the public helped end Conflict in the Middle East. We literally deconstructed Conflict in the Middle East, within the allotted time frame of 2 hours. Commissioned as part of the National Art Library’s new initiative to archive contemporary & modern Arab, Turkish & Iranian art and design.

JustMad Mia Art Fair, Miami

Public Address as part of NAKED
December 2012
Public Address is a sound installation which playfully subverts the way PA Systems broadcast instructions and notifications to the public, revealing the invisible mechanisms which govern the individual’s behaviour in the public sphere. The piece has been produced specifically for the JustMadMia Art fair, in collaboration with La Caja Blanca Gallery.

University of the Arts London

A Pub Quiz, UAL commission.
November 2012
A playful bespoke quiz

Hayward Gallery

How to stop being friends with someone you no longer have anything in common with as part of Wide Open School

From May to July 2012, I was Artist in Residence at the Hayward Gallery, as part of the Wide Open School exhibition.

Sultan Gallery, Kuwait

Tipping Point as part of the group show The Bravery of Being Out of Range II
February 2012

Mostyn Gallery Wales

Jokes from the Dark Side as part of Ha Ha Road Exhibition
Dec-February 2012 A group exhibition which explored the use of humour in contemporary art.

ZKM museum of contemporary art, Germany

The Global Contemporary, Art Worlds after 1989.
September 2011- February 2012
I was Artist in Residence for 6 weeks, and made two new works. ‘A Weatherhouse for the Current Situation‘ and ‘Another Form of Regulation and Control