1980

Born in Ramallah, Palestine. 
Lives and works in Ramallah - Palestine, Berlin - Germany and Vienna – Austria.

 

Education

2014 

Diplome Mag of Art Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

2008

2014 - Studying in the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, class Prof. Heimo Zobernig

2005

Studied stone sculpting with Paul Taylor and worked as a studio

1996-97

Studied in Jerusalem carpentry and architectural drawing.

 

 

Selected exhibitions and projects: 

2015

SCHLAWIENER: Group Exhibitions, LOFT 8, Vienna curator Esther Attar Machanek
Wosama: Café PROSA Peace Space Vienna 
Osama Zatar: Scattered. Art Festival "Pèlerinage en décalage", Paris france.
Ex-change: risk: group exhibition Haus von Zypern Athen, curator Eva Kekou
Parallel Vienna  in cooperation with artemons contemporary

2014

WOSAMA – Diplome exhibition, Vienna Academy of Fine Arts

2013

MADE IN CHINA CZECH STYLE-über surreale Blüten einer Suche nach Identität. Created and curated by Friedemann Derschmidt
LIKE IT! – group exhibition Essl Museum Vienna


2012

Burka – group exhibition Osztrák Kulturális Fórum, Budapest.
Verbrecher und Dekorateuregroup exhibition Gabriele Senn Galerie

2011

Travel Light – group exhibition at Mayerhof. Curator: Max Böhme

2010

Mortgage – solo exhibition VIDC, Vienna. In connection with the conference: Perspective beyond war and crisis. 

2009

Permanent Breakfast: Outdoor sculptures and installation. Austria. Collaboration with Ritesinstitute.
Künstler Drehscheibe Kellergasse:  summer workshop and outdoor installation. Trial- students’ exhibition, class of Heimo Zobernig, Austrian Cultural Forum - Prague

2008

Overlapping Voices: Israeli and Palestinian artists Essl Museum, Vienna - Austria. 

2007

Kalimat (Words): with Roberto Vila Sexto (a Spanish painter). The Ramallah Othman Court and the Beth Lehem University.

2006-7

Offering Reconciliation, travelling exhibition organized by the Israeli-Palestinian forum of bereaved families for peace. The piece was sold in an auction for 15,000$ and was donated to the activities of the family forum. (Brandeis University, Waltham MA: 22.3-1.4; World Bank, Washington DC: 30.4-6.5; Bellevue Art Museum  WA: 7.6-19.8; United Nations, NYC: 1.9-28.9; Pomegrante Gallery, NYC: 4.10-18.10; SOFA, Chicago IL: 2.11-4.11)

2006

IN SOLIDARITY WITH GAZA & LEBANON, AUGUST 2006 معرض ومزاد الجمعية الفلسطينية للفن المعاصر ومؤسسة الحوش "التضامن مع غزة Organized by Palestinian Association for Contemporary Art (PACA)

 

Exhibition design and Installations:

2014

Community: Schauspielhaus Graz. Interactive Instaltion for theatre piece.

2008

Ways without tarmac: photography and painting exhibition by the German painter Rolf Walter Tachles arthouse, Berlin Germany.
What you think you see: activist photography from Israel Palestine. Tachles arthouse, Berlin Germany

2007

kalimat: group exhibiotion with Robert Vila Sexto. Ramallah Othman Court and The Beth Lechem University.

 

Residencies and special projects:

2013

Art workshops for high school students in Malmö screening the movie. Love During Wartime on the topic of Racism, Islamophobia and Anti-Semitism

2012

Art Workshop in the frame of the project “wasser weg?” in cooperation with VIDC

2009

Künstler Drehscheibe Kellergasse: Summer workshop and outdoor installation.
One State: cooperation with the artist Tal Adler. Social political art project offering new alternatives to coexistence in Israel and Palestine by opening the first embassy of One State in Vienna

2008

Love you kill you: Laboratoire Village Nomade

 

 Performance:

 2015

Palestine Underground - Fusion Festival: collaboration with the Theater director and Entrepreneur Michael Ronen. Mecklenburg, Germany.

2013-15

 

Niemandsland: Theater piece by Yael Ronen shown throughout season 2013-14 Schauspielhaus Graz

 

2012

 

Wasser Weg? : Installation/ performance “Alternative energy” cooperation with VIDC Vienna. Bad Fischau- Brunn. 

2011

 

Crossings: Live sculpting and installation performance at Odeonanz III with Nebyla Dance Company

2009-11

 

One State-:art performace with the artist Tal Adler as the embassadors of Onestate embassy in Vienna (Museum Quartier, Jewish film festival Vienna, Theater Hamakom, Aktion Radius Wien