Hayv Kahraman

Born 1981 in Baghdad, Iraq
Lives and works in Los Angeles

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2023

Institute of Contemporary Art San Francisco, San Francisco, US (forthcoming)

2022
Gut Feelings, The Mosaic Rooms, London, UK
Touch of Otherness, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, US

2021
The touch of Otherness, Vielmetter, Los Angeles, US

2020
Not Quite Human: Second Iteration, Pilar Corrias, London, UK

2019
Not Quite Human, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, US
To the Land of the Waqwaq, Shangri La Museum of Islamic Art, Culture & Design, Honolulu, US
Displaced Choreographies, De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill, UK

2018
Silence is Gold, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, US
Project Series 52: Hayv Kahraman, Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, US

2017
Re-Weaving Migrant Inscriptions, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, US
Hayv Kahraman: Acts of Reparation, Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, St Louis, US

2016
Hayv Kahraman, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, US
PIERRE DORION, HAYV KAHRAMAN, RICHARD MOSSE, AND GARNETT PUETT: A Change of Place: Four Solo Exhibitions, The School, Kinderhook, New York, US

2015
Hayv Kahraman: How Iraqi Are You?, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, US

2013
Let the Guest be the Master, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, US

2012
Extimacy, The Third Line Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2010
Pins and Needles, The Third Line Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Seven gates, Green Cardamom Gallery, London, UK
Waraq, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, US

2009
Marionettes, The Third Line Gallery, Doha, Qatar
Volta New York Art Fair, in cooperation with Thierry Goldberg Galley, New York, US

2007
Celebrating Women in the Arts, Diyarbakir, Turkey

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021

Our whole, unruly selves, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, US

Reflections: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, British Museum, London, UK

Blurred Bodies, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, US
New Time: Art and Feminisms in the 21st Century, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, US

Anti/Body, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, US

2020
Psychic Wounds: On Art & Trauma, Warehouse Dallas, Dallas, US
Abortion Is Normal, Eva Presenhuber, New York, US
Never Done: 100 Years of Women in Politics and Beyond, The Francis Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, New York, US

2019
Driving Forces: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Ann and Ron Pizzuti,
Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, US
When Home Won’t Let You Stay: Migration through Contemporary Art
, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis; Cantor Arts Center, Stanford, US
In Plain Sight, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, US
Speaking Across Mountains: Kurdish Artists in Dialogue, Middle East Institute, Washington, US
Modest Fashion, Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam, Netherlands
Suffering From Realness, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, US
The Enchanted Interior, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, UK
How the Light Gets In, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, US

2018
The Fabric of Felicity, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Still I Rise: Feminisms, Gender, Resistance, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, US

2017
Between Two Rounds of Fire, The Exile of the Sea, American University Museum, Washington, D.C., US
Dreamers Awake, curated by Susanna Greeves, White Cube, London, UK
The Art Show: Art of the New Millennium in the Taguchi Art Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, Gunma, Japan

2016
Making Her Mark, Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, US

2015
No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Museum, Miami; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., US
Us Is Them, The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, US
Winter in America, The School, Kinderhook, New York, US
Piece by Piece: Building a Collection, Selections from the Christy & Bill Gautreaux Collection, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, US
June: A Painting Show, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
UNREALISM: Presented by Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch, The Moore Building, Miami, US

2014
Contemporary Narratives from Turkey and Beyond, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
Mise En Scène, The School, Kinderhook, New York, US

2013
Echoes: Islamic Art and Contemporary Artists, Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, US

2012
Newtopia: The State of Human Rights, Kazerne Dossin Museum, Mechelen, Belgium
Fertile Crescent, Rutgers Paul Robeson Gallery, Newark, US

2011
The Jameel Prize 2011 – Shortlist Exhibition, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK; Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain; Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France; Museum of
Fine Arts, Houston; Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, US
Disquieting muses, State Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
I Don’t Need Your Money Honey All I Need is Love, Traffic Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Of Women’s Modesty and Anger, Villa Empain Center of the Arts, Brussels, Belgium
The State: Social/Antisocial?, The Third Line Gallery and Traffic, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

2010
The Silk Road, Tri Postal, Lille, France
Women Painters from Five Continents, Osart Gallery, Milan, Italy

2009
Balla-Drama, Paradise Row Gallery, London, UK
Echo, Frey Norris Gallery, San Francisco, US
Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Taswir: Pictorial Mapping of Islam and Modernity, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Unveiled; New Art from the Middle East, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK

2008
Hayv Kahraman & I-Ling Eleen Lin, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, US
Local Produce, The Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, US

2007
Life Drawing, The Third Line Gallery, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
International Women’s Day, Erbil, Iraq

2006
Demons, Phoenix Theatre, Phoenix, US

2005
Alumni show, Accademia di Arte e Design, Florence, Italy

 

EDUCATION

2006
University of Umeå, Umeå 

2005
Accademia di arte e design di Firenze, Florence

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS

2018
Jameel Prize, Victoria & Albert Museum

2014
Excellence in Cultural Creativity, Global Thinkers Forum Awards

2011
Shortlisted, Jameel Prize, Victoria & Albert Museum

 

LECTURES AND PERFORMANCES

2016
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, US
Artist Drawing Club: Sound Wounds, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, US

2014
Collective Performance, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, US
Collective Performance, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, Durham, US

 

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