Jawad Al Malhi
|Country:||Palestinian Territory, Occupied|
Jawad Al Malhi was born in Jerusalem in 1969. Al Malhi works in painting, photography, video and site-specific installation, often exploring marginalized communities and their relationship with their environment. He received his Masters degree in Fine Art from the Winchester School of Art, UK. Exhibitions include ‘’In the Middle of the Middle’’ (curated by Catherine David at Sfeir-Semier Gallery, Beirut) ‘’No Man’s Land?’’ (Gemak, The Hague), the ‘’Sharjah Biennal 09’’, ‘’Palestine c/o Venice’’ (curated by Salwa Mikdadi, Venice Biennale, 2009), ‘’Ground Floor America’’ (curated by WHW at Den Frie in Copenhagen). Jawad was shortlisted for the Frieze Foundation Cartier Award, and has been nominated for Prix Pictet. He was Artist in Resident at Delfina Foundation with Solo Show of New Works 2010 and Artist in Resident at Mamaus, Lisbon. He was awarded the Accented Residency at the Townhouse Gallery Cairo in 2011. Al Malhi also works with children and youth, in refugee camps and Jerusalem and has received grants for his initiatives from Prince Claus Fund and international organizations.