LAWRENCE ABU HAMDAN
Apr 28 - May 28, 2017
Private view Fri Apr 28 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Maureen Paley is pleased to announce a new solo exhibition by Lawrence Abu Hamdan that follows on from the performance of his live audiovisual essay Contra Diction: Speech Against Itself at the gallery in 2016. His work Saydnaya (the missing 19db), 2017 is currently included in the thirteenth Sharjah Biennial in the UAE and was awarded the 2016 International Nam June Paik Award as well as the 2017 Tiger Award for Short Films at the Rotterdam Film Festival for Rubber Coated Steel, 2016. Abu Hamdan recently performed his live audiovisual essay Bird watching, 2016 at documenta 14 in Athens, Greece.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan is an artist and ‘private ear’ whose projects have taken the form of installations, performances, photography, essays, lectures, videos and graphic works. This exhibition will feature two new works: Saydnaya (ray traces), 2017 will be installed in the downstairs gallery, while This whole time there were no land mines, 2017 will be shown upstairs.
TOM BURR STAGES
Jun 2 - Jul 23, 2017
Private view Fri Jun 2 6:30pm - 8:30pm