Mohammed Al Hawajri

Biography

Born in Al Bureij refugee camp in 1976, lives and works in Gaza, and is a founding member of the Group confluence of contemporary art (eltiqa group). Since 1999 - 2001 participated in summer academy at dar- alfonon(khlid shoman association) supervised by professor marwan qassab bachi my adviser to choose the contemporary art , won first prize at the Key in the course of Academy. In 1999 established the first personal exhibition at the French Cultural Center in Gaza entitled; new faces;, which was used by the technical fee on certain Microsoft direct the picture represented French Donov Catherine. In 2000 established Studies at first in the Gaza French Cultural Center and the second in Ramallah, which was first submitted to him within the contest organized by the artist promising AM Qattan Foundation on the draft bones of animals used in bone and dead animals has formulated a new way to read, especially motive for the meanings New away from the idea of death and separation. In 2001 the; Curl black; status Khalil Sakakini address crafts Arab free to take abstract nature of contemporary faith in the importance of the Arab trades for the value of aesthetic and visual movement is strong in the painting special magic. In the presentation of its work in 2002 in Amman Gallery zarra - GRAND HAYATT Amman paintings are used to doing spices and food component was present animal strongly, and in the same year was chosen again in the contest,;, the artist Hassan Hourani; from the draft; story tree; Qattan Foundation Ramallah, and the project using different configurations of graphics and photographic and color, to exhibit together on one wall of a new relationship between the use of different techniques that article. In 2007 at the French Cultural Center in Gaza exhibition entitled; spirit and fragrances; advance group of paintings dominated by the presence of symbols with the word Arab. Written always look at everything that is new and tends to use things neglected and consumers employed in substantive work, which takes a contemporary And has participated in numerous group exhibitions inside and outside Palestine. During the past years.

 

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Born in Al Bureij refugee camp in 1976, lives and works in Gaza, and is a founding member of the Group confluence of contemporary art (eltiqa group). Since 1999 - 2001 participated in summer academy at dar- alfonon(khlid shoman association) supervised by professor marwan qassab bachi my adviser to choose the contemporary art , won first prize at the Key in the course of Academy. In 1999 established the first personal exhibition at the French Cultural Center in Gaza entitled; new faces;, which was used by the technical fee on certain Microsoft direct the picture represented French Donov Catherine. In 2000 established Studies at first in the Gaza French Cultural Center and the second in Ramallah, which was first submitted to him within the contest organized by the artist promising AM Qattan Foundation on the draft bones of animals used in bone and dead animals has formulated a new way to read, especially motive for the meanings New away from the idea of death and separation. In 2001 the; Curl black; status Khalil Sakakini address crafts Arab free to take abstract nature of contemporary faith in the importance of the Arab trades for the value of aesthetic and visual movement is strong in the painting special magic. In the presentation of its work in 2002 in Amman Gallery zarra - GRAND HAYATT Amman paintings are used to doing spices and food component was present animal strongly, and in the same year was chosen again in the contest,;, the artist Hassan Hourani; from the draft; story tree; Qattan Foundation Ramallah, and the project using different configurations of graphics and photographic and color, to exhibit together on one wall of a new relationship between the use of different techniques that article. In 2007 at the French Cultural Center in Gaza exhibition entitled; spirit and fragrances; advance group of paintings dominated by the presence of symbols with the word Arab. Written always look at everything that is new and tends to use things neglected and consumers employed in substantive work, which takes a contemporary And has participated in numerous group exhibitions inside and outside Palestine. During the past years.

 

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Mohammed Al Hawajri

Work and live in Gaza
Born in Gaza, Palestine, 1976
Address : 11/1 AlBuriej camp Gaza strip Palestine
mobile :+972 (0) 599 88 23 58
Email: hawajriart@hotmail.com
website : www.eltiqa.com / www.Mohammedalhawajri.com

Skype : hawajriart

 

Solo Exhibitions :

2014 -  (Red carpet)Art project The support by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Beirut, Lebanon .

2013 -  " Guernica -Gaza"Art project  - with support by Consulate General of France in Jerusalem  the Danish Fund for Culture and Development in Palestine.

2012 – Exhibition Artist in Residence, The Khalid Shoman Foundation Darat Al Funun Amman ,Jordan .

(M43) Exhibition in  Qalandiya international Curated by Al MAMAL Foundation for Contemporary Art Jerusalem Palestine .

2011 – 2012 Animal Farm Exhibition – Exhibition Tour in all Centre Culture Frensh in Palestine  Gaza , Jerusalem , Nablus , Al Nasra , Bethlehem , Hebron , Ramallah   the Exhibition support by A.M Qattan Foundation in Ramallah and the French Consulate General in Jerusalem .  

 

2010 -2011 -  CACTUS BORDERS  Art project The support by the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Beirut, Lebanon .

2009 Return from Paris Exhibition Tour in all Centre Culture Frensh in Palestine  Gaza , Jerusalem , Nablus , Al Nasra , Bethlehem , Hebron , Ramallah .

2007 Spirt & Perfums, In all centre culture frensh for the consulate general for France in Palestine (Gaza , Jerusalem , Nablus , Al Nasra , Bethlehem , Hebron , Ramallah , Berzeit.
2002 Zara Gallery HAYAT AMMAN HOTEL, Amman – Jordan .
2002 Tree Story Project ,  A.M Qattan Foundation - Ramallah .
2001 Black Dreadlock, Sakakini Culture Center – Ramallah .
2000 Second Personal Exhibitions, French Culture Center – Gaza .
2000 Bones Animals Exhibitions sculpture,  prize the young artist Competition A.M Qattan Foundation - Ramallah .
1999 New Faces, French Culture Center – Gaza .

 

Group Exhibitions :

2014 : TRACES Exhibition Curated by Yasmin Sharabi  in PADICO HOLDING House – Ramallah.

Window into Gaza - Curated by FELIM EGAN  RHA Gallery Ely Place, Dublin

 The playhouse theatre Derry , Galway arts Festival , Galway , Belltable arts centre , Limerick , City of Culture – Ireland .

 

 Junctures - a group exhibition of Palestinian Artists – Zawyeh Gallery- Ramallah

GAZA Photography, Video & Drawing Curated by Bibiana Macedo and Emma K Freeman

 Art Palestine International - White Box Art Center, New York Curated by Mary Evangelista Curatorial Advisor: Maymanah Farhat .

Windows to Gaza, exhibition of contemporary art from Gaza. RHA Gallagher Gallery Curated by Felim Egan  Dublin Ireland in 2014.

Art14 London ran from 28 February to 2 March at Olympia Grand in London .

Exhibition of Contemporary art  from Palestine Curated by Samar Martha Gallery One Palestine - Ramallah

Fragile Hands - curated by Shaheen Merali – in  the University of Applied Arts - Vienna

Refraction – Moving images on Palestine, curated by Shaheen Merali, P21 Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2013 -  BEIRUT ART FAIR - With Mark Hachem Galleries.- BEIRUT

Collective exhibition - Dec 3 to jan  4, 2013 Mark Hachem Galleries.- BEIRUT

 CI Contemporary Istanbul from 7-10 - November 2013 – Istanbul

2012 - Freedom: Inspirations of Mahmoud Darwish in Europia, Espace Galerie - Paris- France 

 

2011 - Arab Shorts film festival, curated by ala younis - Goethe-Institut Cairo -Egypt

The Jerusalem Show , curated by Jack Persekian - Al Mamal foundation for contemporary art  Jerusalem . PALESTINE

PROJECTION VIDEOS  Le Jasmin l'emportera THEATRE JEAN-VILAR - VITRY-SUR-SEINE curated by (Galerie Talmart) Paris .

LE MONDE AU FOND DE L’ASSIETTE café vidéo Itineraires –BIS- ASSOCIATION DE DEVLOPPEMENT CULTUREL ET ARTISTQUE DES COTES DARMOR – France .

Young artists in Museum of Art at Birzeit University - Ramallah, Palestine .

2010 - PALESTINE, CREATIVITY IN ALL ITS STATES - curated by, Mona khazindar  Bahrain National Museum

ARTAQ AWARDS - Angers, Paris- France

The Jerusalem Show Al Mamal foundation for contemporary art - Jerusalem

Proche-Orient  Festival -city of Lily-Rose, France

Palestine to jour –gallery arcima – Paris

Vidéo'Appart Dubai International Video Art Biennial - UAE

Visual Stories, Eltiqa artists house – Palestine- Gaza

GAZART, Exhibition & Workshop, Eltiqa artists house– Palestine-  Gaza

Creative Palestine, Art Sawa, Dubai, UAE

ELTIQA IN RAMALLAH – Sakakini Cultural Center – Ramallah -  Palestine

2009 -  PALESTINE, CREATIVITY IN ALL ITS STATES , curated by, Mona khazindar Arab     World Institute – Paris     

Autumn of ELTIQA in Toulouse, France
White Night in French Cultural Center - Oran, Algeria
White Night in French Cultural Center – Gaza- Palestine
Summer of ELTIQA - the PalestinianRed Crescent Gaza

Other Shadow of the city in the Palestinian Art Court Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Show Al MAMAL Foundation For Contemporary Art,  Jerusalem .

Art Dubai in United Arab Emirates - Dubai

Opening of the Atalye and museum Riz Adzak- Paris.

Video Installation " product of society " le 104 cenquatre – Paris .

performance " Outstanding in the past " le 104 cenquatre - Paris .

International Theatre Festival Art etherapy in - Slovakia .

Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival - Kassel German .

Art Rest, Palestinian Red Crescent Society  Gaza, Palestine .
ELTIQA - Galerie Brigitte Graffault, Montauban, France
Traces Of War Exhibition Tour in all Centre Culture Frensh in Palestine  Gaza , Jerusalem , Nablus , Al Nasra , Bethlehem , Hebron , Ramallah .


2008 - In/Scene video art exhibition at Palestinian Art Court - al Hoash, Jerusalem .

3° International Art Prize "Arte Laguna" Roma – Italy .

International Painting Symposium Mediterranean in Art Waves of emotions CAM Casoria Contemporary Art Museum Bescara – Italy .

XIII Biennale of young artists from Europe and the Mediterranean- Bary Italy .  

The Jerusalem Show Al MAMAL Foundation For Contemporary Art,  Jerusalem .

Eltiqa 2008 in university Toulouse- France .

Occupy the space - Mosaic Room- London .

 

2007 - Gaza Seasons, Arab library (olive) Geneva, Switzerland

The white night, French Cultural Institute Gaza .

Eltiqa, Exhibition Tour, Albi, Toulouse, France .

Gaza shooed pieces, Albi, Toulouse, Rodez – France .

Binale Al Alexandria -  Egypt .

 

2006 The white night, French Cultural Institute Gaza .

From sands to gray, Exhibition workshop with Swiss Artist Elian Beytrison , Gaza .

Occupy the space (2) Mosaic Room- London .

 

2005 - 10 Artists from Palestine – Mobile Exhibition @ 10 Cities in France .  

Palestinian Artists - Manior Museum -Margtini – Switzerland .

Workshop Palestinian artists and Swiss artists – Geneva – Switzerland .

Art contemporary Palestinian International Academy of Arts oslo Norway .

Art contemporary Palestinian International Academy of Arts Gaza -  Ramallah .

Video work shop and show in continual art school in Sieer Switzerland .

 

 

2003 - 6 Artist (Nablus, Nazareth, Jerusalem and Gaza) – French Culture Centers.

Proof gallery, studi 1.1– London – UK

Brezies park – London - UK

I Remember 1948, Sidney, Australia

2002 - Winter 2002, Center Culture French, Gaza

International Book festival, Geneva, Switzerland

2001- Marwan Qassab Bachi Student Exhibition, Darat Al Funun, Jordan .

Arabic Jerusalem, Jordanian Artists Union, Amman, Jordan .

We Will Be, Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Gaza, Palestine .

The 4th Al Sharjah Biennale, UAE .

September Harvesting Exhibition Art and Crafts Village – Gaza .

An Nakba Memorial, Joint Mural Painting, Gaza .

 

2000- Gallery de la Crenetle, Louzan, Switzerland.

In the Shadow of the  Intifada Exhibition, , Art and Crafts Village – Gaza .


1999-2001 Summer Arts Academy,  Exhibition, Darat Al Funun , Amman, Jordan

1999 - Young Artists Exhibition, Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah

Horizons, YMCA, Gaza

Jerusalem is a Bridge for Return, a Mural Project .

Creation of Palestinian memory Exhibition, Gaza .

1998 - Free colors Exhibition, Holst Cultural, Center -Gaza .

Arab Young Festival XIX Alexandria Egypt .

1997-1998 Friendship of UN-Japan Exhibition, UNRUA, Gaza .

spring Palestine festival-  Marseille – France .

Shared in different Exhibition between 1994-1997 .

 

Art Auction

 2005 - 2009 in Ambassador hotel organization UNDP - Jerusalem

2009-2014 The Palestinian Art Court - al Hoash  - Jerusalem

 

Scholarships

2012- residence in Darat Al-Funun KHALID SHOMAN Foundation  Amman  Jordan

2012- residence in city international of art (cite international des artists)

in studio Al Mansouria Foundation. - Paris  

2008- 2009 residence in city international of art (cite des artists) Paris-France

2003 Brezies international workshop – London – UK .
2002  participate in " Hasan Horany " prize A.M Qattan Foundation- Ramallah .

2000 participate in young artist prize in A.M Qattan Foundation- Ramallah .
1999 _ 2001 Nominated by Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center to participate in Khaled Shuman foundation *Darat Al Funun in Summer Academy, under the supervision of Artist Marwan Kassab Bachi, Amman, Jordan, (in the Years 1999, 2000, 2001) .


 

Awards & Grants


2000 -  1st prize from Khaled Shoman Foundation-  Darat Al-Funun -  Amman Jordan .

 


 

 

 

Artworks