Manaf Halbouni

b. 1984, Damascus, Syria
Lives and works everywhere


EDUCATION

2014–2016  MFA, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (HfBK), Dresden,
                  Germany
2009–2014  BA, Dresden Academy of Fine Arts (HfBK), Dresden,
                  Germany
2005–2008  BA, Damascus University, Faculty of Fine Arts, Damascus,
                  Syria

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017  Monument, Installation, Neumarkt, Dresden, Germany
2016  Al Hayat, Royal Court Theater, London, UK
         Wollt ihr Freiheit, Museum der Friedensgemeinde, Erlauf, Austria
         Nowhere is Home, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig,
         Germany
         Heilbouni, Mein Reich komme, mein Wille geschehe, Katharina
         Maria Raab, Berlin, Germany

GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND FAIRS

2019  Havana Biennale, Havana, Cuba (upcoming)
2018  Sie werden es nicht ertragen. sich hinter Mauern und Zäunen zu
         verstecken,
, Graz, Austria

         PARALLEL VIENNA, Vienna, Austria
         Neuer Norden Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
         The Island is what the sea surrounds, European Capital of Culture,
         Valetta, Malta
2017  3. Berliner Herbstsalon, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, Germany

         Arab Cartoon Festival, Cultuurhuis de Warande, Turnhout, Belgium

         What if?, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland
         Your Story! Geschichten von Flucht und Migration, Kunsthalle
         Emden, Emden, Germany
         The Restless Earth, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
2016–2017  Marion Ermer Preis 2016, Marion Ermer Stiftung, Museum der
         bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
2016  Baustelle Europa -  Europe under Construction, Kunsthaus
         Dresden, Germany
         Asylum, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany
2015  2. Berliner Herbstsalon, Maxim Gorki Theater, Berlin, Germany

         Friday Late, Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A), London, UK
         Dispossession, a collateral event of the 56th Venice Biennale,
         Venice, Italy
2014  Syrie: Cris-Action - Artistes en création, Institut du Monde Arabe,
         Paris, France
2013  Anderswo - ganz nah, Bildhauerische Positionen zu Zeit und
         Entfernung,
Museum für Völkerkunde Dresden, Germany

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2018  Artist in Residence Program, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Germany
         Artist in Residence Program, Bundeskanzleramt, Austria

         Grant, Wilhelm-Morgner-Stipendium, Kulturparlament Soest e.V.,
         Soest, Germany
2017  Artist in Residence Program, Deveron Projects, Huntly, Scotland
2016  Award, Marion Ermer Preis, Marion-Ermer-Stiftung, Leipzig,
         Germany
2015  Grant, Deutschlandstipendium, Germany
2014  DAAD Prize for outstanding achievements of foreign students
         studying at German universities, Germany

COLLECTIONS

Institut de Monde Arabe, Paris, France
Ostsächsische Sparkasse, Dresden, Germany
Kulturstiftung des Freistaats Sachsen, Dresden, Germany
Museum der Bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Verkehrsmuseum, Dresden, Germany
Städtische Galerie, Dresden, Germany