Solo exhibitions and projects:

•      For A Few Socks of Marbles, Laboratorios 987 at MUSAC, León / Spain curated by Leire Vergara

  As If It Was Here Long Before, Kunstbuero Vienna, curated by Aneta Szylak

Chicago Boys While We Were Singing They Were Dreaming, Serpentine Gallery, London, curated by Janna Graham

Qatees, Prometeos Gallery, Milan, curated by Denis Isaia


•  Cooking With Mama, Babel Lounge, Pargamon Museum, Berlin


•  Cooking With Mama, United Nations Plaza, Berlin

Group exhibitions: 

    On The Edgware Road, Serpentine Gallery, London 
•    Materiality, Alternativa 2012, curated by Arne Hendriks, Ines Moreira, Aneta Szyłak and Leire Vergara
•    Intense Proximity, a La Triennale Paris, curated by Okwui Enwezor


•    Chicago Boys While We Were Singing They Were Dreaming. Collaboration with Casco and If I Can Dance…
•    Studio Dispatches at Art Dubai, United Arab Emirates curated by Victoria Brooks
•    Estrangement, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk, in the framework of Alternativa 2010-2012, co-curated with Aneta Szylak 
•    Labor and Leisure, curated by Aneta Szylak, in the framework of Alternativa 2010-2012

•    Estrangement Project, The Showroom, London, co-curated with Aneta Szylak
•    Chicago Boys, When We Were Singing While They Were Dreaming, Center for Possible Studies, Serpentine Gallery, London
•    Open Eye Award Gala, KOW Gallery, Berlin 2010
•    Chicago Boys, When We Were Singing They Were Dreaming, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk, in the framework of Alternativa 2010-2012
•    Dwelling In Travel, Art Today Association, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, curated by Andrea Wiarda and Katia Anguelova 
•    This Story Is Not Ready For Its Footnotes, X Elettrofonica, Rome, Italy curated by Pelin Uran and Camilla Pignatti Morano

•    All that is Solid Melts into Air, City Visions, Mechelen, Organized by MuHKA, Belgium, curated by Bart de Baere

•    The View from Elsewhere, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, curated by Catherine Weir and Mark Nash
•    The Inescapable Experience of Translation, curated by Season 5 Ecole du Magazin, Grenoble, France 
•    7th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil

•    Manifesta 7 The Rest of Now, X- Alumix in Bolzano, Italy, curated by Raqs Media Collective

•    Cooking with Mama, at the Babel lounge at the Babylon exhibition, Pargamonmuseum Berlin

•    Cooking with Mama, Summer Drafts, Bolzano, curated by Paolo Plothegers

•    Cooking with Mama, webcast project, Staedelschule, Frankfurt, Germany and 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, California, USA

•    Cooking with Mama, webcast project for Intimacy, Submission, Performance Festival, Goldsmiths College, University of London, Digital Department.
•    Cooking with Mama, webcast event for World Chat 7080 at Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk 
•    Cooking with Mama, United Nations Plaza, Berlin, Germany 
•    You won’t feel a Thing: On Panic, Obsession, Rituality and Anesthesia, curated by Aneta Szylak, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk, Poland

•    Participation in The Institute for New Social Research, a project organized by the United Nations Plaza e.V., Berlin, Germany

•    You won’t feel a Thing: On Panic, Obsession, Rituality and Anesthesia, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany, curated by Aneta Szylak 
•    selected for (the never realized) Manifesta 6 Exhibition as a School in Cyprus.

Grants received:


•    IFA grant to conduct research for the Estrangement project in Istanbul.

Study trips:


•    IFA, Study trip to Istanbul to pursue research for Estrangement
project at Platform Garanti, Istanbul

•    Serpentine Gallery, London, in the framework of the project Edgware Road: Center for Possible Studies, curated by Janna Graham and Sally Tallant

•    ACC Gallery Weimar, Germany


•    The View from Elsewhere, exhibition catalogue, edited by Fiona  Egan, Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation, 2009, pp. 37, 86
•    All that is Solid Melts Into Air, exhibition catalogue, ed. Dieter Roelstraete, MuHKA 2009
•    You won’t Feel a Thing, exhibition catalogue, ed. Christiane Mennicke, Aneta Szylak, Kunsthaus Dresden, 2007
•    7th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2009              
•    Hiwa K, YA5 volume 1 issue 2 June 2011 by David Knowles    
•    Group Affinity publication, Kunstverein Munich, 2011
•    Catalogue students of Simon Starling class, Städelschule Frankfurt   

Newspapers and magazines:
•    Nicholas Blincoe, Middle Eastern Nostalgia for the 1970s, Guardian, April 19, 2010 
•    Collin Perry, Estrangement, Art Monthly, June 10, 2010, pp. 20-21
•    Hiwa K, interview by Benjamin Lobko, Landings Magazine no1/2009
•    Drawings, A Prior Magazine, VZW no 13, 2006, pp.152-165
•    Monika Branicka, Nic nie poczujesz – o lęku i przestrzeni, Architektura no 1(148), 2007, p.12

•    Group Affinity, Munich Kunstverein, Germany
•    DAI Dutch Art Institute, Arnhem, 2011The Netherlands     
•    Forever Academy- The New DIY Art School 2011, Swansea, Wales
•    Hoogeschool voor Kunsten, Utrecht, The Netherlands

•    Goldsmith College, London, UK

•    Estrangement Workshops Amna Suraka, Aram Gallery and Sha’ab Teahouse in Sulaymaniyah and Erbil, Iraq, with Aneta Szylak
•    American University of Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
•    Estrangement Workshops in Art Institute in Halabja, Aram Gallery and Amna Suraka in Sulaymaniyah and Media Center in Arbil, Iraq, with Aneta Szylak

Talks and Lectures:
•    Kunstverein Munich, Germany    
•, London, UK 

•    Bulegoa, Bilbao, Basque Country, with Aneta Szyłak
•    Centre for Possible Studies / Serpentine Gallery, London, UK     
•    Journey With No Return Goethe Institute London, UK, with Janna Graham
•    Artist presentations and discussion, Chaired by David Thorp with Adrian Paci and Hiwa K, Artes Mundi Encounters, National Museum, Cardiff, Wales
•    Homeworks, Ashkal Alwan Beirut, Lebanon     
•    Goldsmiths College, London

•    KASK, Ghent

•    Media Centre, Arbil, Iraq