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  • 1952 Born in Beirut, Lebanon
  • Living and working in London since 1975

Education

1970-1972

  • Beirut University College, Beirut

1975-1979 

  • The Byam Shaw School of Art, London

1979-1981 

  • The Slade School of Art, London

Solo and Duo Exhibitions

2018

  • Mona Hatoum, Terra Infirma, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St. Louis

2017

  • Displacements/Entortungen: Ayşe Erkmen & Mona Hatoum, Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig
  • Mona Hatoum, Terra Infirma, The Menil Collection, Houston
  • Mona Hatoum, The 10th Hiroshima Art Prize, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
2016

  • Mona Hatoum, Kiasma, Helsinki
  • Mona Hatoum, Tate Modern, London

2015

  • Mona Hatoum, ICA Boston
  • Mona Hatoum, Centre Pompidou, Paris
  • Mona Hatoum, Fundacion PROA, Buenos Aires

2014

  • Mona Hatoum, Pinacoteca do Estado, Sao Paulo
  • Mona Hatoum, René Blouin, Montreal
  • Twelve Windows, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Turbulence, MATHAF: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha

2013

  • Reflections, Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Mona Hatoum, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • A body of work, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano
  • Mona Hatoum at Chapelle des Penitents Noirs, Aubagne

2012

  • Shift, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Projection, Joan Miro Foundation, Barcelona 
  • You Are Still Here, Arter, Istanbul

2011

  • Sammlung Goetz, Munich
  • Bourj, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Bunker, White Cube, London

2010

  • Le Grande Monde, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander
  • Electrified, Moen 44, Askeby
  • Mona Hatoum, Käthe Kollowitz Prize 2010, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  • Witness, Beirut Art Centre, Jisr El Wati, Beirut
  • Suspendu, Musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur- Seine
  • Mona Hatoum, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

2009

  • Collected Works 1989-2009, Rennie Collection, Vancouver
  • Undercurrent (Red), Galleria Continua, San Gimignano
  • Interior Landscape, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice
  • Hanging Garden, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna
  • Mona Hatoum, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Measures of Entanglement, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing

2008

  • Mona Hatoum, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Mona Hatoum, Unhomely, Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Mona Hatoum - Hanging Garden, DAAD Gallery, Berlin
  • Present Tense, Parasol Unit Foundation of Contemporary Art, London
  • Mona Hatoum, Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordan

2006

  • Kairotic, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
  • Mona Hatoum, Gallery Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Mona Hatoum, Galleria Continua, San Gimignano
  • Hot Spot, White Cube Mason’s Yard, London

2005

  • Over My Dead Body, MCA Sydney, Sydney
  • Mobile Home, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Mona Hatoum, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery. Reed College, Portland, Oregon

2004

  • Mona Hatoum, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg; Kunstmuseum Bonn; Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
  • Mona Hatoum, Rene Blouin, Montreal

2003

  • Mona Hatoum, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca – MACO, Oaxaca and Ex-Convento de Conkal, Yukatan, Mexico
  • Mona Hatoum: Photo and video works, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala
  • Artist’s Choice: Mona Hatoum, Here is Elsewhere, MOMA, Queens, New York

2002

  • Mona Hatoum, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Grater Divide, White Cube, London
  • Mona Hatoum, Centro de Arte de Salamanca (CASA) and Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela
  • Mona Hatoum, Alexander and Bonin, New York

2001

  • Domestic Disturbance, Mass MOCA, North Adams, Massachusetts
  • Mona Hatoum, Sala Mendoza, Caracas

2000

  • Mona Hatoum Le Collège, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims and Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen - MUHKA, Antwerp
  • The Entire World as a Foreign Land, Tate Gallery, London
  • Images from Elsewhere, fig 1, London
  • Mona Hatoum, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1999

  • Castello Di Rivoli, Turin
  • The Box, Turin
  • ArtPace Foundation, San Antonio, Texas
  • Le Creux de l’Enfer, Thiers, France
  • Alexander and Bonin, New York

1998

  • Mona Hatoum, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  • Mona Hatoum, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel

1997

  • Mona Hatoum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
  • Mona Hatoum, Galerie René Blouin, Montréal

1996

  • Mona Hatoum, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
  • Mona Hatoum, Anadiel Gallery, Jerusalem
  • Current Disturbance, Capp Street Project, San Francisco
  • Quarters, Via Farini, Milan
  • Mona Hatoum, De Appel, Amsterdam

1995

  • Mona Hatoum, White Cube, London
  • Short Space, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Mona Hatoum, The British School at Rome

1994

  • Mona Hatoum, Galerie René Blouin, Montréal
  • Mona Hatoum, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  • Mona Hatoum, C.R.G. Art Incorporated, New York

1993

  • Recent Work, Arnolfini, Bristol
  • Mona Hatoum (and Andrea Fisher), South London Gallery, London
  • Le Socle du Monde, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris.
  • Positionings/Transpositions (and Barbara Steinman), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

1992

  • Mona Hatoum, Mario Flecha Gallery, London (installation in situ)
  • Dissected Space, Chapter, Cardiff

1989

  • The Light at the End, The Showroom, London
  • The Light at the End, Oboro Gallery, Montréal

1985

  • Between the Lines, The Orchard Gallery, Derry (performance)

1984

  • The Negotiating Table, The Franklin Furnace, New York (performance)
  • Variation on Discord and Divisions, ABC No Rio, New York, A.K.A., Saskatoon, The Western Front, Vancouver, Articule, Montréal (performance)

1983

  • The Negotiating Table, SAW Gallery, Ottawa, N.A.C., St. Catherines, The Western Front, Vancouver (performance)

Group Exhibitions

2018

  • Women House, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington DC
  • Hope is Strong, Millennium Gallery, Sheffield

2017

  • Sanctuary, Fort Mason Chapel, organised by FOR-SITE
  • ISelf Collection: The Upset Bucket, Whitechapel Gallery, London
  • Home Beirut. Sounding The Neighbors, MAXXI, Rome
  • Like a Moth to a Flame, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
  • Poor Art | Arte Povera: Italian Influences, British Responses, Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, London
  • Dai io a noi : la citta senza confine, Palazzo del Quirinale, Rome
  • the artist's eye, Solo presentation of Roadworks (1985), Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
  • Age of Terror, Imperial War Museum, London
  • Drawing Room Biennial 2017, Drawing Room
  • La Terra Inquieta (The Restless Earth), La Triennale di Milano, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan
  • Beyond The Pleasure Principle - Affective Operations in Art, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
  • Tread Softly, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Wakefield
  • Thinking Back, MIMA, Middlesbrough
  • Für Barbara, Hall Art Foundation, Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany
  • Artists in Exile: Expressions of Loss and Hope, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven
  • Between Two Rounds of Fire, The exile of the sea, Katzen Art Center, American University Museum, Washington DC
  • Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, and Journeys 1967-2017, UB Art Galleries, Buffalo, New York
  • Being Rebellious, Valencia Institute of Modern Art, Valencia, Spain
  • Kollwitz Neu Denken / In The Spirit Of Käthe Kollwitz – Today, Käthe Kolwitz Museum Köln, Cologne
  • Imaginary Frontiers, Boghossian Foundation, Villa Empain, Brussels
  • No Place Like Home, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Alien Nations, Lehman College Art Gallery, New York
  • Vitreous Bodies: Assembled Visions in Glass, Bakalar & Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston
  • Dreamers Awake, White Cube Bermondsey, London
  • Sculpture in the Close 2017, University of Cambridge
  • The Place is Here, South London Art Gallery; Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
  • Ruptures, Des Moines Art Center
  • Ways of Seeing, Arter, Istanbul
  • Gray Matters, Wexner Center, Columbus
  • documenta 14, Kassel; Athens
  • Tous, des sang-mêlésm, Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-SeineTous, des sang-mêlésm, Musée d'Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine
  • Gray Matters, Wexner Center, ColumbusEternal Youth, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, ChicagoNOW, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
  • NGV Festival of Photography, Melbourne
  • Meret Oppenheim: Works in dialogue from Max Ernst to Mona Hatoum, Museo d’arte della Svizzera Italiana of Lugano, Lugano
  • Entangled: Threads & Making, Turner Contemporary, Margate
2016

  • Audacious, Denver Art Museum, Denver
  • UNCERTAIN STATES. Artistic Strategies in States of Emergency, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
  • Behind the Curtain. Concealment and revelation since the renaissance, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf 
  • Refugees, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, New South Wales 
  • The way things go, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
  • A brief history of the Future, Palazzo Reale, Milan

2015

  • Nel Mezzo del Mezzo, Museo Riso/ Albergo dei Pover, Palermo
  • Stanze or Distance, CAM, Kunamoto, Japan
  • Losing the Compass, White Cube Mason's Yard, London
  • Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the digital sublime, Fundacao de Serralves, Porto

2014

  • Today's Specials, PACE London, London
  • Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
  • Summer Exhibition 2014, Royal Academy, London
  • Songs of Loss and Songs of Love: Oum Kulthoum, Lee Nan-Young and their 1967 "Almost" Encounter, Gwangju Museum of Art Korea
  • Les Désastres de la guerre. 1800-2014, Louvre, Lens
  • Ravaged: Art and Culture in times of conflict, Museum Leuven, Leuven
  • Neighbours: Contemporary Narratives from Turkey and Beyond, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul

2013

  • IN ORDER TO JOIN - POLITICAL IN A HISTORICAL MOMENT, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
  • Art & Textiles – Fabric as Material and Concept in Modern Art from Klimt to the Present, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
  • The Unanswered Question. İskele 2, n.b.k. and TANAS, Berlin
  • Glasstress: White Light/White Heat at the 55th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Cavalli, Venice
  • The Bridge, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Marseille
  • Fragile? Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice
  • Satur / voyage, Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
  • Object Permanence, Hessel Museum of Art, New York
  • Keywords, Iniva at Rivington Place, London
  • More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s, Ackland Art Museum, North Carolina
  • Here, elsewhere, La Friche, Marseilles

2012

  • Stimuli, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Flying Carpets, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
  • Hieroglyphs, Linda Pace Foundation, San Antonio
  • Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle
  • To Be With Art Is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
  • Inhabited Architecture, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao
  • Mardin Biennale, Turkey
  • 7th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool
  • Newtopia: The State of Human Rights, Mechelen, Belgium
  • La Vie des Formes, les Abbatoirs, Toulouse
  • Meeting Points 6, Locus Agonistes: Practices and Logics of the Civic, Onassis Cultural Center, Athens

2011

  • Dance/ Draw, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Untitled, 12th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
  • Act 2: Prisoners of Love, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
  • The Future of A Promise, Fondameneta della Zattere, Venice
  • Face Contact, Photo Espana, Teatro Fernán Gómez, Madrid
  • The Luminous Interval, Guggenheim, Bilbao
  • Women War Artists, Imperial War Museum, London
  • Aschemünder, Haus der Kunst, Munich
  • Heroines, Museo Thyssen Bornemisza, Madrid
  • The State: Work from the Farook Collection, Traffic, Dubai
  • Impenetrable, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
  • L’Insoutenable légèreté de l’être, Yvon Lambert, Paris & New York

2010

  • Keeping it Real Act 3: Current Disturbance, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
  • On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century, MOMA, New York
  • Disorientation II, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi
  • The New Décor, Garage Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • Contemporary Eye: Crossover, Pallant House Gallery, Chicester
  • El Patio De Mi Casa: Contemporary Art in 16 Patios of Cordoba, Ecuador
  • Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London
  • The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London
  • Glück Happens, Kunstpalais, Stadt Erlangen. Erlangen
  • I Love You, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
  • The Visceral Body, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver

2009

  • Barock, MADRE, Naples
  • Earth: Art of A Changing World, GSK Contemporary 2009, Royal Academy of Art, London
  • Taswir- Pictorial Mappings of Islam & Modernity, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
  • El Patio de Mi Casa, Viana Patio de la Cancela, Cordoba
  • Slash: Paper Under the Knife, Museum of Arts & Design, New York
  • Opening, Museum Montanelli, Prague
  • Pulsioni Performative Nell’arte Contemporanea, Torrione Passari, Molfetta-Bari, Italy
  • Natura Morta, Fondazione Merz, Turin
  • In Between, Une Étrange Familiarité, Château Musée de Nemours, France
  • British Subjects: Identity & Self-Fashioning 1967 – 2009, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
  • The Passionate Pursuit: Gifts from Donna & Cargill MacMillan, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
  • Void of Memory, Platform 2009, Kimusa , Seoul
  • The Memory Labyrinth, Gallery of Contemporary Art BWA, Katowice
  • Medals of Dishonour, The British Museum, London
  • Créateurs Contemporains de Palestine, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris
  • Political/Minimal, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
  • Surrealism and Contemporary Art: Subversive Spaces, Warwickshire
  • Le Sang d’un poète, Saint-Nazaire Biennale, Nantes
  • Rebelle: Art and Feminism, Museum voor moderne Kunst, Arnhem
  • Private Universes, Dallas Museum of Art.
  • Accrochage, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Pot Luck, The New Art Gallery, Walsall; Aberystwyth Art Centre, Wales and Pisthanger Manor Gallery & House, London
  • Passports, Whitechapel Gallery, London
  • In A Room Anything Can Happen, Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, NY
  • Off the Beaten Path; Violence, Women and Art, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris
  • Bijoux de Famille, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Desenhos: A a Z (Drawings A to Z), Museu da Cidade, Lisbon
  • Closer, Beirut Art Center, Beirut
  • History of Violence, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
  • The Power of Ornament, Belvedere, Vienna
  • I have a dream: An International Tribute to Martin Luther King Jnr, The Gabarron Foundation, New York, NY
  • Le Travail de Rivière, Crédac, Ivry
  • Twelve Travels - British Art in Sensibility and Experience, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo

2008

  • Twelve Travels British Art in Sensibility and Experience, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Japan
  • Fire Walkers Contemporary Artists from India and South Asia, Stefan Stux Gallery, New York
  • 2Move: Ireland, Belfast Exposed Photography and Solstice Arts Centre, Ireland
  • Love, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle
  • Love, National Gallery, London
  • Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican, London
  • Biennale Donna, Ferrara, Italy
  • Genesis The Art of Creation, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
  • Ego Documents. The Autobiographical in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
  • …And Then Again: Printed Series, 1500-2007, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • REMIX: Recent Acquisitions, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
  • Betwixt, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
  • U-TURN, Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
  • Vou-te contar uma história: Let me tell you a story:, Porta 33, Madeira
  • Close-Up, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
  • The Impossible Prison, Galleries of Justice, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England
  • Occupied Space 2008: Art For Palestine, The Mosaic Rooms, A. M. Qattan Foundation, London
  • CAPC presents Presence Panchounette, CAPC, Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
  • Mental Drawings, Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome
  • The Realms of the Game, Museum of Mexico City, Mexico
  • Never-Part: Histories of Palestine, BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels
  • Heavy Metal, Kunsthalle Zu Kiel, Kiel
  • Political / Minimal, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2007

  • Aftershock: Contemporary British Art 1990-2006, Capital Museum, Beijing
  • Turbulance, 3rd Auckland Triennial, Auckland
  • Still Life: Art, Ecology and the Politics of Change, Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
  • Double Movement. Migratory Aesthetics, Sala Verónicas, Murcia
  • Diagnosis (Art): Contemporary Art Reflecting Medicine, Museum im Kulturspeicher Würzburg, Würzburg
  • Mining Glass, Museum of Glass, Tacoma
  • “TO BE CONTINUED…”, Magasin 3, Stockholmd Konsthall, Stockholm
  • Neue Heimat, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

2006

  • 21st Century Museum, Kanazawa, Japan
  • ‘’Conversations = Hadith’’, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut
  • Without Boundary: Seventeen Ways of Looking, MoMA, New York
  • Biella Prize for Engraving 2006: Art in the Age of Anxiety, Museo del Territorio di Biellese, Biella
  • You’ll Never Know. Drawing and Random Interface, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston; Glynn Vivian Gallery, Swansea; The Lowry, Salford; New Art Gallery, Walsall; Tullie Mouse Museum and Art Gallery, Carlisle
  • If it didn’t exist you’d have to invent it: a partial Showroom history, The Showroom, London
  • Cavities - Space Personified, Main Art Gallery, Californian State University, Fullerton
  • Into Me/Out of Me, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
  • RE: LOCATION, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Around the World in Eighty Days, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
  • Zones of Contact, 2006 Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
  • UBS Openings: Tate Modern Collection 2006 Domestic Incidents, Tate Modern, London
  • Anstoss Berlin-Kunst Macht Welt, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin
  • Paranoia, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
  • Case Studies: Art in a Valise, Katonah Museum of Art, New York
  • Polemos. L’opera d’arte tra conflitto e superamento, Fortress of Gavi, Alessandria
  • Eretica, Museum Sant’Anna, Palermo
  • Three Colours – Blue, Rohkunstbau XIII, Groß Leuthen Castle / Spreewald, Gross Leuthen
  • Out of Time: A Contemporary View, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • 'Nach Rokytnik', Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
  • How To Improve The World, Hayward Gallery, London
  • Allegories of Displacement, Westport Arts Center, Westport, CT
  • Carbonic Anhydride, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Confini, Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Sardinia
  • D’Ombra, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena
  • Eye on Europe: Prints, Books & Multiples/1960 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Venice – Istanbul, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul
  • The 80’s: A Topology of Sense, Fundação Serralves, Porto
  • This Will Not Happen Without You, John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
  • On Earth’s Face, Musee des Beaux-Arts de Lille, Lille
  • Super Vision, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Touch My Shadows, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
  • Aftershock: Contemporary British Art 1990-2006, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou

2005

  • Coleccion de Fotografia Contemporanea de Telefonica, MARCO, Vigo
  • Theorema. Une Collection Priveé en Italie, La Collection d’Enea Righi, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon
  • Beyond East and West. Seven Transnational Artists, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
  • The Body. Art & Science, National Museum, Stockholm
  • Non Toccare la Donna Bianca – Arte Contemporanea fra Diversita e Liberazione, Castel dell’Ovo Museum, Naples
  • Some Stories: Women Artists from Turkey, Egypt, Iran, Syria, Algeria and Palestine show in Film and Video Constructions of Female Identity, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna / Magazin 2, Bregenz
  • Works on Paper, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Colour After Klein, Barbican Art Gallery, London
  • Bidibidobidiboo, La Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Palazzo Re Rebaudengo, Piazza del Municipio, Guarene d’Alba, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
  • The 51st International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice
  • The Treason of Sculpture, Galeria Mario Sequeira, Braga
  • Ensemble!, MUHKA, Antwerp
  • Panopticon, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
  • Videographies – The Early Decades from the EMST Collection, The Factory, Athens School of Fine Art, Athens
  • The Gesture: A Visual Library in Progress, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki / Quarter, Centro Produzione Arte, Florence
  • Fairy Tales Forever, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
  • Take291, 291 Gallery, London
  • London in Six Easy Steps: The Real Me, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
  • Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures, Richard E Peeler Art Centre, Indianapolis
  • On both sides of the Rhine - Movement, Ludwig Museum, Cologne
  • Guardami. Percezione del Video, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena
  • Video II: Allegory, NRW-Furum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf
  • La peau est ce qu’il y a de plus profound, Musee des Beaux Arts de Valeniennes, Valenciennes

2004

  • Made in Mexico, ICA Boston
  • Beyond East & West, Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion, Champaign
  • Infinitely Specific, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly
  • The Big Eat in Art, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
  • Contemporary Photography Collection, Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid
  • In Movement, Unesco Headquarters, Paris
  • Turning Points: 20th Century British Sculpture, Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, Tehran
  • Symbolic Space & Repetition, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, New York
  • Incommunicado, City Art Centre, Edinburgh
  • La Collection D’Art Contemporain D’Agnes B, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
  • Laocoon Devoured, ARTIUM, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain / Centro José Guerrero, Granada / DA2, Salamanca
  • Out of Place, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
  • Transcultures, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens
  • Eclipse: Towards the Edge of the Visible, White Cube, London
  • Love It Or Leave it, Cetinje Biennial V, Cetinje, Montenegro
  • Don’t Touch The White Woman, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo, Torino
  • The Search For Identity – New Visions, Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery, Doncaster
  • Uses of the Image. Photography, Film and Video In The Jumex Collection, Malba, Buenos Aires
  • Cordially Invited, BAK, Utrecht
  • British Sculpture Show, National Museum of Art, Bucharest

2003

  • M_ARS - Art and War, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz
  • Serious Play / Metaphorical Gestures, The Austrian Cultural Forum, New York City
  • Micro / macro, The Budapest Kunsthalle, Budapest
  • Bankett; Metabolismus und Kommunikation, Zentrum fϋr Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Independence, South London gallery, London
  • Europe Exists, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
  • Il racconto del filo, Museo di Arte Moderna, Trento
  • Contemporary Collecting: New Art for Manchester, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
  • Through The Eye Of A Needle, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
  • Legacy; A Benefit exhibition of works by Capp Street Project Alumnae, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
  • Just Love Me; Post-Feministic Art of the 1990s, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen
  • Incommunicado, Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, University of East Anglia, Norwich
  • Images of Society, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland
  • Fast Forward – Media Art, ZKM, Karlsruhe

2002

  • Passenger, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo Norway
  • A Measure of Reality, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
  • Money and Value / The Last Taboo, Swiss National Expo. 02, Biel, Switzerland
  • A Measure of Reality, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge
  • ’Another World: Twelve Bedroom Stories’, Kunstmuseum Luzern
  • Documenta 11, Kassel
  • 40 Jahre: Fluxus und die folgen, Kunstsommer Wiesbaden 2002, Wiesbaden
  • To Eat or not to Eat, CASA, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca

2001

  • Look Out!, Pitshanger Manor & Gallery, London
  • El Instante Eterno / The Eternal Instant: Art and Spirituality at the Change of the Milennium, Espai d’Art Contemporain de Castelló, Castelló
  • Un Siècle d’arpenteurs, les figures de la Marche: de Warhol à Nauman, Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian
  • Field Day, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
  • Confidences: Parce que c’était lui, c’était moi, Casino Luxembourg, Forum d’art Contemporain, Luxembourg
  • (Self) Portraits, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Cuerpo y Pecado, Body and Sin, Bienal de Valencia, Valencia
  • New Palestinian Art, IFA Galerie, Bonn; IFA Galerie Stuttgart; IFA Galerie Berlin
  • Il Dono / The Gift, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Candiani Cultural Center, Mestre
  • Border Stories, IX International Biennial of Photography, TurinAlberto Martin Exposito and Enrique
  • Contemporary Artists of the Mediterranean, Culturgest, Lisbon
  • In Weiter Ferne, so nah; IFA Galerie Bonn; IFA Galerie Suttgart; IFA Galerie Berlin
  • Fluid, Wolverhamton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton

2000

  • Sincerely Yours, Astrup Fearnley Museum for Modern Art, Oslo
  • Psycho: Art and Anatomy, Anne Faggionato, London
  • Friends and Neighbours, the 4th EV+A Biennial, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick
  • Cosmos: From Romanticism to Avant-garde, 1801-2001, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
  • Vanitas: Meditations on Life and Death in Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond
  • Out There, White Cube2, Hoxton Square, London
  • Between Cinema and a Hard Place, Tate Modern, London
  • Sense and Sensuality, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen
  • Orbis Terrarum, Museum Plantin-Moretus, Antwerp
  • EX LUX, Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall, Austria
  • La forma del mondo/la fine del mondo, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan
  • La Casa, il Corpo, il Cuore, National Gallery, Prague
  • Ayloul Festival: Forum 2000, Beirut
  • Vision and Reality, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
  • MAN- Body in Art from 1950-2000, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Skovvej, Denmark
  • Look out!, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton (and tour)
  • No es solò lo que ves. Pervirtiendo el minimalismo, Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Century of Innocence – The History of the White Monochrome, Rooseum - Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
  • Still, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Un Siecle d’Arpenteurs : Les Figures de la Marche, Musée Picasso, Antibes
  • Nurture and Desire (in Aid of Breakthrough Breast Cancer), Hayward Gallery, London

1999

  • Real/Life: New British Art, Ashiya City Museum of Art History, Japan
  • Minimal-Maximal, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany and Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • As Above, So Below, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Threshold: Invoking the Domestic in Contemporary Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Wisconsin
  • War Zones: Present Tense, Artspeak Gallery, Vancouver
  • Cosmos: From Romanticism to Avant-garde, 1801-2001, The Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, Montréal
  • La Casa, il Corpo, il Cuore, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
  • Looking for a Place: SITE Santa Fe's Third International Biennial, Santa Fe, New Mexico
  • The Century of the Body, Photoworks 1900-2000, Culturgest, Lisbon and Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne (2000)
  • Interweavings (Métissages), CCAC Institute, Oakland, California
  • The XXth Century - one century of art in Germany, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
  • Art Worlds in Dialogue - From Gaugin to the Global Present, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
  • 54 x 54, Financial Times Building, London
  • Fourth Wall, Royal National Theatre, London

1998

  • Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Wounds: between democracy and redemption in contemporary art, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
  • Close Echoes, Public Body & Artificial Eye, City Art Gallery, Prague and Kunsthalle, Krems
  • Echolot, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
  • Real/Life: New British Art, Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Fukuoka City Art Museum, Hiroshima City Museum, Tokyo Museum of Contemporary Art
  • Claustrophobia, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (and tour)
  • Traversées/Crossings, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Sensation, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
  • XXIV Biennial de São Paulo, Fundaçao Biennial São Paulo
  • Addressing the Century, 100 Years of Art and Fashion, Hayward Gallery, London (and tour until 2000)
  • Minimal-Maximal, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen
  • Sarajevo 2000, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
  • Ornament in the Field of Vision, Centre for Freudian Analysis and Research, London
  • Engel: Engel, The Rudolfinum, Prague
  • Emotion - Young British and American Artists from the Goetz Collection, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
  • 50 espèces d’espaces, Musée d’art contemporain de Marseille
  • The 7th International Cairo Biennale, Cairo
  • Photographs, Alexander and Bonin, New York

1997

  • Alexander and Bonin Gallery, New York
  • Life/live, La scène artistique au Royaume-Uni en 1996, de nouvelles aventures, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon
  • De-Genderism: détruire dit-elle/il, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
  • Inside the Visible, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth
  • Artistes Palestiniens contemporains, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris
  • Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 80s and 90s, Hayward Gallery, London
  • Inside, Henry Art gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
  • You are here, Royal College of Art, London
  • A Quality of Light, St. Ives International, Newlyn Art Gallery, Cornwall
  • Engel: Engel, Kunsthalle, Vienna
  • Changing Spaces, Miami Art Museum (and tour)
  • The Quiet in the Land, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine
  • Kwangju Biennale, South Korea
  • Sensation: Young British Art from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin and Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York (1999)
  • Trash, Quando i rifiuti diventano arte, Palazzo delle Albere, Trento
  • Body, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
  • Private Face - Urban Space, Gasworks, Athens and Rethymon Center for Contemporary Art, Crete
  • Art from the UK, Sammlung Goetz, Munich

1996

  • Inside the Visible, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
  • Feed and Greed, Östereichisches Museum Für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna
  • Dimensions, Stadische Kunstlhalle Mannheim
  • NowHere, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
  • fremdKörper/corps étranger/Foreign Body, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
  • Distemper: Dissonant Themes in the Art of the 1990s, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington
  • The Art Embodied, MAC Galeries contemporaines des Musées de Marseille
  • Toyama ‘96, The Sixth International Contemporary Art Exhibition, The Museum of Modern Art, Toyama
  • The Quiet in the Land: Everyday Life, Contemporary Art and the Shakers, Sabbathday Lake Shaker community, Maine (Residency)
  • Inclusion: Exclusion, Steirischer Herbst ‘96, Graz, Austria
  • Life/Live, La scène artistique au Royaume-Uni en 1996, de nouvelles aventures, Musée d'art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

1995

  • ARS 95 Helsinki, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
  • Inside the Visible, Begijnhof Sint-Elizabeth, Kortrijk, Belgium.
  • Körper Formen, Künstlerwerkstatt, Münich
  • Identity and Alterity, Venice Biennale, Venice
  • Rites of Passage, Tate Gallery, London
  • Here and Now, Serpentine Gallery, London
  • Objects in Advance of the Concept, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada
  • Femininmasculin - le sexe de l'art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  • The Turner Prize 1995 exhibition, Tate Gallery, London
  • 4th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

1994

  • Forces of Change: Artists of the Arab World, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington D.C., (and U.S. tour)
  • Visione Britannica, Notions of Space, Galleria Valentina Moncada, Rome
  • Le Saut dans le vide, TSDKH-Exhibition Centre, Moscow
  • The Visual Diary, Women's own Stories, The Houston Center for Photography, Houston
  • Espacios Fragmentados, V Bienal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • Ik + de Ander, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
  • Sense and Sensibility: Women and Minimalism in the Nineties, Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Super Suburb, Museum City Tenjin '94, Fukuoka, Japan
  • Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York
  • Le Shuttle, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
  • Art Unlimited: Multiples of the 60s and 90s, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow (and tour)
  • Cocido y Crudo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Heart of Darkness, Museum Kröller Müller, Otterlo, Holland

1993

  • Interrogating Identity, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham
  • Four Rooms, Serpentine Gallery, London
  • Grazer Combustion, Steirischer Herbst '93 Festival, Graz
  • Witness, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver (and Canada tour)
  • Eros, c'est la vie, Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
  • Video and Orality, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

1992

  • Pour la Suite du Monde, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal
  • Interrogating Identity, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Madison Art Center, Madison, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami and Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin
  • Manifeste, 30 ans de création en perspective 1960-1990, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  • Fine Material for a Dream... ?, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston, Ferons Museum and Art Gallery, Hull, Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham
  • Brit Art, 11 Britische Künstler, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
  • The Cutting Edge, Barbican Art Gallery, London
  • Conspiracies of Silence, National Film Theatre, London

1991

  • IV Bienal de la Habana, Havana, Cuba
  • Shocks to the System, Foyer Galleries, Royal Festival Hall, London, Northern Center for Contemporary Art, Sunderland and Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
  • Interrogating Identity, Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • The Interrupted Life, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
  • The Hybrid State, Exit Art, New York
  • Video Fest '91, Medien Operative, Berlin
  • Video Positive, Merseyside's International Video Festival, Liverpool

1990

  • The British Art Show, McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Leeds City Art Gallery and Hayward Gallery, London
  • TSWA Four Cities Project, New Art for Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Passages de l'image, Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  • Video and Myth, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Rencontres Internationales Art Cinéma/Vidéo/Ordinateur, Vidéothèque de Paris, Paris
  • The Feminist Eye: Mapping the Subject, The Brooklyn Museum, New York
  • Changing the Subject, Anthology Film Archives, New York
  • Disrupted Identities, SF Camerawork, San Francisco
  • Territories of Distance, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff

1989

  • Intimate Distance, The Photographers' Gallery, London (and tour)
  • Uprising, Artist's Space, New York
  • The Other Story, Hayward Gallery, London, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, Manchester City Art Gallery and Cornerhouse, Manchester
  • Electric Eyes, Film and Video Umbrella, I.C.A., London, (and tour)
  • Video Positive '89, Merseyside's International Video Festival, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool
  • Video Fest '89, Medien Operative, Berlin
  • Film Fest D.C., Third Annual Washington D.C. International Film Festival, Washington D.C.
  • 5e Festival International de Films et Vidéos de Femmes de Montréal, Retrospective Mona Hatoum, Montréal
  • Acts of Remembrance, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Preston

1988

  • The Essential Black Art, Chisenhale Gallery, London (and tour)
  • Nationalism: Women and the State, A Space, Toronto (performance)
  • Siting Technology, McKenzie Art Gallery, Regina
  • Metro Billboard Project '88, Projects UK, Newcastle upon Tyne (and tour)
  • EDGE '88, International Festival of Experimental Art, Clerkenwell, London
  • Installations, Cornerhouse, Manchester
  • In an Unsafe Light, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
  • Along the Lines of Resistance, Cooper Gallery, Barnsley (and tour)
  • Hi-Beam, Recent Film and Video for the Big Screen, Tate Gallery, London
  • 32nd London Film Festival, London Film Makers Co-op, London

1987

  • Chisenhale Dance Space, London (performance)
  • At the Edge, Air Gallery, London
  • Figures, Cambridge Darkroom, Cambridge, Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, The Arts Centre, Darlington (performance)
  • Confrontations: The Role of Controversy in Art, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, Cartwright Hall, Bradford and The Cornerhouse, Manchester
  • State of the Nation, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry
  • Trans-Positions, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
  • National Review of Live Art, Riverside Studios, London (performance)
  • New Work, No Definition, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow (performance)
  • Siting Technology, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff
  • The Elusive Sign, British Avant-Garde Film and Video 1977-1987, Tate Gallery, London, (and international tour)
  • Dislocations, Kettle's Yard, Cambridge (performance)

1986

  • New Work, Newcastle '86, Projects UK, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne (performance)
  • Next Tomorrow, Cambridge Darkroom at Kettle's Yard, Cambridge
  • Live Video, Time Based Arts, Amsterdam (performance)
  • Je est un autre, Galerij van de Akademie, Waasmunster
  • Streets Alive, Performance Festival in the streets of Sheffield
  • Identity/Desire, Representing the Body, Scottish Arts Council, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museum, Aberdeen, Crawford Centre of the Arts, St. Andrews and Maclaurin Art Gallery, Ayr
  • Conceptual Clothing, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham (and tour)

1985

  • Dazzling Phrases, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, The Art Gallery of Windsor, Ontario (performance)
  • Real Time, Audio Arts, ICA, London (performance)
  • Kunst Mit Eigen-Sinn, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna
  • Roadworks, a series of performances in the streets of Brixton, London
  • Art and Research Exchange, Belfast

1984

  • 2nd International Festival of Performance, South Hill Park, Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Womens Performance, Rochdale Art Gallery, Rochdale

1983

  • Bridewell Studios, Liverpool (performance)
  • The Radiator, Manchester (performance)
  • Blind Dates, The Blackie, Liverpool (performance)
  • Wiencouver IV, The Western Front, Vancouver (Slowscan exchange between Vienna and Vancouver)

1982

  • Women Live, London Film Makers Co-op, London (performance)
  • Reflections, Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth (performance)

1981

  • Gender Views, London Film Makers Co-op, London (performance)
  • New Contemporaries '81, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (performance)
  • Basement Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne (performance)
  • Summer Show '81, London Film Makers Co-op, London

1980

  • Five Days at Battersea, Battersea Arts Centre, London (performance)
  • Summer Show '80, London Film Makers Co-op, London (performance)
  • Awards and Fellowships
  • 2011 Awarded Joan Miro Prize
  • 2008 Awarded Bellagio Creative Artist Fellowship
  • 2004 Awarded the Roswitha Hoftmann prize
  • 2004 Awarded The Sonning Prize
  • 1998 Awarded title of Visiting Professor by Chelsea College of Art and Design and Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
  • 1997 Awarded Honorary Fellowship of the Dartington College of Arts, Devon, England
  • 1994-1995 Guest Professor at L'Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-arts, Paris
  • 1992- 1997 Part-time teaching post at Jan van Eyck Akademie, Maastricht
  • 1990-1993 Member of Artists' Film and Video Committee of the Arts Council of England
  • 1989-1992 Senior Research Fellow in Fine Art at Cardiff Institute of Higher Education, Cardiff
  • 1988 Video production residency at The Western Front Art Centre, Vancouver
  • 1986-1994 Visiting lecturer at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London
  • 1986-1989 Member of the Management Committee of the London Video Access, London
  • 1987 Member of the Advisory Committee of Third Text (Third World Perspectives on Contemporary Art and Culture)
  • 1986-1987 Residency at Chisenhale Dance Space, London
  • 1986 Residency at 9.1.1., Contemporary Arts Centre, Seattle
  • 1984 Video production residency at The Western Front Art Centre, Vancouver<