Solo exhibitions and projects:

2014

            My Father´s Color Periods, Prometeon Gallery Milan.

2013

 

·       Flatness, Oberhausen Film Festival, curated by Shama Khanna

 

·       Possession, Khiasma, curated by Olivier marboeuf

 

·       RENDEZ- VOUS SORTIE DE MON CORPS, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin

 

·       This Lemon Tastes of Apple, Relevant Music, Villa Elisabeth, Berlin

 

·       This Field is to the Sky, Only Backwards, ISCP Gallery, curated by Aneta Szylak

 

·       This Lemon Tastes of Apple, Impakt festival, Utrecht

 

·       To The Reader, BAK, curated by Benjamin Fallon

 

·       Schizophnia, Synagogue de Delme, curated by Anna Colin & Sam Thorne

 

·       Video Screening, La Gallerie, Paris, curated by Emily Renard

 

2012
•      For A Few Socks of Marbles, Laboratorios 987 at MUSAC, León / Spain curated by Leire Vergar

.    Festival Internacional de Las Artes de Castillay

2011
•     
  As If It Was Here Long Before, Kunstbuero Vienna, curated by Aneta Szylak

2010
•   
Chicago Boys While We Were Singing They Were Dreaming, Serpentine Gallery, London, curated by Janna Graham

2009
•   
Qatees, Prometeos Gallery, Milan, curated by Denis Isaia

2008

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

2007

•  Cooking With Mama, United Nations Plaza, Berlin

Group exhibitions: 

2014

 .     Parle Pour Toi,  Marian Goodman Gallery,  Paris curated by Marie Muracciole

 .    Here & Elsewhere, New Museum, NY

2013

·       Flatness, Oberhausen Film Festival, curated by Shama Khanna

·       Possession, Khiasma, curated by Olivier marboeuf

·       RENDEZ- VOUS SORTIE DE MON CORPS, Savvy Contemporary, Berlin

·       This Lemon Tastes of Apple, Relevant Music, Villa Elisabeth, Berlin

·       This Field is to the Sky, Only Backwards, ISCP Gallery, curated by Aneta Szylak

·       This Lemon Tastes of Apple, Impakt festival, Utrecht

·       To The Reader, BAK, curated by Benjamin Fallon

·       Schizophnia, Synagogue de Delme, curated by Anna Colin & Sam Thorne

·       Video Screening, La Gallerie, Paris, curated by Emily Renard

2012   

    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

 

2011
•    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

2010
•    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

2009
•    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

2008
•    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

2007
•    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

2006/2007 
•    Participation in The Institute for New Social Research, a project organized by the United Nations Plaza e.V., Berlin, Germany

2006
•    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:

2007 

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

Study trips:

2007

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

Artist-in-residence:
2010 
•    Serpentine Gallery, London, in the framework of the project Edgware Road: Center for Possible Studies, curated by Janna Graham and Sally Tallant

2009-2010
•    ACC Gallery Weimar, Germany

Bibliography:
Catalogues

•    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

Teachings:
2011
•    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

2010
•    Goldsmith College, London, UK

2009
•    Estrangement Workshops Amna Suraka, Aram Gallery and Sha’ab Teahouse in Sulaymaniyah and Erbil, Iraq, with Aneta Szylak
•    American University of Sulaymaniyah, Iraq
     
2008
•    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:
2011
•    Kunstverein Munich, Germany    
•    no.w.here, London, UK 

2010
•    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

2009
•    KASK, Ghent

2008
•    Media Centre, Arbil, Iraq