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Lida Abdul  1973, AF

(Lida Abdullah)
Rank (2014): 1218 – 

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Video, Performance

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 20
France 11
Canada 7
Germany 7
Spain 6

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Artist Rank
Yael Bartana  163 12
Chen Chieh-Jen  786 10

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  Galería Horrach Moyà, Spain 4
  OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Austria 3

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1973 Born in Kabul (AF)

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA (US) and Kabul (AF)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 103  Please report missing Information

until 20.9.2015
   La guerra che verrà non è la prima - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto Send message


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Description CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo MálagaEL CAC MÁLAGA PRESENTA LAS VIDEOCREACIONES DE LIDA ABDUL - CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Málaga Send message
   Lida Abdul - What we have overlooked - Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin
Description and image Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianLida Abdul / CAM - Temporary Exhibition Room and Multipurpose - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message

   Lida Abdul - What We Saw Upon Awakening - Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen

   Lida Abdul - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   Lida Abdul - Ruins: Stories Of Awakening - Anna Schwartz Gallery - Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC

   Lida Abdul - In Transit - Le Parvis - scène nationale Tarbes Pyrénées, Ibos
Description and image  Lida Abdul - Galería Horrach Moyà, Palma de Mallorca
   Arbeiten / works 1999 – 2008 - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   Lida Abdul - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   Lida Abdul - The Western Front, Vancouver, BC
   Lida Abdul - Centre A - Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art, Vancouver, BC

   What We Saw Upon Awakening - - Location One, New York City, NY (closed, 2013)
   Lida Abdul - Netwerk - center for contemporary art, Aalst
   Lida Abdul - Musée Marc Chagall, Nice
   Lida Abdul - Musée national Picasso, La Guerre et La Paix, Vallauris

   Lida Abdul - After War Games, What we saw upon awaking - CAC - Centre d´art contemporain de Brétigny, Brétigny s/Orge
   Lida Abdul - The Banff Centre - Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB
   Petition for another world - Lida Abdul - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem


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   Utopian Days - Freedom - Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul

Description and image  1era. Bienal de Montevideo 2012 - El Gran Sur (The Great South) - Bienal de Montevideo, Montevideo
   Shifting Sands: Recent Videos from the Middle East - Stanlee & Gerald Rubin Center for the Visual Arts, El Paso, TX
   Magic Moments: The Screen and the Eye–9 Artists 9 Projections - Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
   Beyond Memory - Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
   Migrasophia - Maraya Art Centre - Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah

   Shift And Flow - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY
   Palma Photo - Galería Horrach Moyà, Palma de Mallorca
   Fantômes et cauchemars - Espace culturel François Mitterrand, Beauvais
   Fantômes et cauchemars - HISTORIAL DE LA GRANDE GUERRE, Peronne

   Spatial City: An Architecture of Idealism - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
   Yesterday Will Be Better - Mit der Erinnerung in die Zukunft - Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
   Human Condition - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
   Spatial City: An Architecture of Idealism - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
   Krieg / Individuum - Kunsthalle Münster, Münster
   Spatial city: the architecture of idealism - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI
   CUE: Artists’ Videos - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   HomeLessHome - Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
   Monument to Transformation - Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb

Description and image  GAGARIN The Artists in their Own Words - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   Extra/Ordinary: Video Art from Asia - Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
   Futur - FRAC - Collection Aquitaine, Bordeaux
   Anabasis. Rituals of Homecoming - Ludwik Grohman Villa, Lodz
   The view from elsewhere. Small Acts - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   Rebelle - Kunst & Feminisme 1969 - 2009 - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
   Monument to Transformation 1989-2009 - City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague
   Stranded Positions - Ausstellungsraum Klingental, Basel
Description  Bilderschlachten – 2000 Jahre Nachrichten aus dem Krieg - Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabruck
   The view from elsewhere - Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation - SCAF, Sydney, NSW
   The End - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
   History of Violence - Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

   Moving Perspectives: Lida Abdul / Dinh Q Lé - Freer and Sackler Galleries - The Smithsonian's Museum of Asian Art, Washington, DC
   Là où je vais je suis déja - Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse
   OPEN SKY. Räume jenseits ihrer Praxis - Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz
   Eurasia. Geographic cross-overs in art - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
   Soft power: asian attitudes - Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia - CACSA, Adelaide, SA
   Tiefenrausch - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   WANÅS 2008: Loss - The Wanas Foundation, Knislinge
   Reliquias & Ruinas - SESC, São Paulo
   Informal Architectures - Plug In Institute of Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Manitoba
   Nothing to declare - 4. Triennale zeitgenössischer Kunst Oberschwaben - Zeppelin Museum, Friedrichshafen
   Artes Mundi 3 - National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales
   Biennale Cuvée - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   Intimacies of Distant War - Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, New Paltz, NY
   La mirada Iracunda - Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz

   Level 2 Gallery: Illuminations - Tate Modern, London
   Reliquias & Ruinas - Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   passages—passagen—pasáže - Gandy Gallery, Bratislava
   Soft Power: Asian Attitude - Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art) , Shanghai
   About Time 2 - KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg (former Nordjyllands Kunstmuseum), Aalborg
Description and image  Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2007 - Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg
   Global Feminisms Remix - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Asia - Europe Mediations - IF Museum Inner Spaces, Poznan
   Background IV - Galería Horrach Moyà, Palma de Mallorca
   Informal Architectures - The Banff Centre - Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, AB
   Neue Asiatische Kunst. Thermocline of Art - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   auszeit - Kunst und Nachhaltigkeit - Kunstmuseum St.Gallen, St. Gallen
   Memorial to the Iraq War - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Cómo vivir juntos - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
   8th Sharjah Biennial - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
   Turbulence: 3rd Auckland Triennial - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
   3rd Auckland Triennial - Auckland Triennial, Auckland
   2 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
   GuestRoom #5: Prins Claus Fonds - Museum het Domein, Sittard
   Postfotografía: trayectoria del objeto 2 - Galería Horrach Moyà, Palma de Mallorca

   Nafas - Contemporary Art from the Islamic World - ifa-Galerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
   27° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   6th Gwangju Biennale 2006 - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   Courants alternatifs - Le Parvis - scène nationale Tarbes Pyrénées, Ibos
   The unquiet world - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
Description ifa-Galerie BerlinNafas - Aktuelle Kunst aus der islamisch geprägten Welt - ifa-Galerie Berlin, Berlin Send message
   Painting As a Way of Living - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul

   LIVE - Biennial of Performance Art 2005 - LIVE - Biennial of Performance Art, Vancouver, BC
   Between the Furniture and the Building - CAC - Centre d´art contemporain de Brétigny, Brétigny s/Orge
   Wall to be Destroyed - 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
   Irreducible - Contemporar Short Form Video - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Defence: Body and Nobody in Self-Protection - UCR Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, CA

   enter intercessor - RAID Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Description  Democracy When? - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

   Overflowing - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   A view with a grain of sand - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


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 Anna Schwartz Gallery - Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC


 Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome
 Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin


www.gfilomenasoares.comGaleria Filomena Soares, Lisbon eMail


 Galería Horrach Moyà, Palma de Mallorca


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 Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz


 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz


 Fondazione Museo Pino Pascali - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Polignano a Mare, PBA


 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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