Inas Halabi
إيناس حلبي

                                                                                                                                  

    Inas Halabi (b.1988, Palestine) is an Artist/Filmmaker. Her practice is concerned with how social and political forms of power are manifested and the impact that overlooked or suppressed histories have on contemporary life. Recent exhibitions and screenings include Luleå Biennial (2024), Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival (2023), de Appel Amsterdam (solo 2023), Showroom London (solo 2022), Europalia Festival, Brussels (2021), Silent Green Betonhalle, Berlin (2021); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2020); and Film at Lincoln Center, USA (2020). Her recent work has been supported by Amarte, Amsterdam Fonds Voor de Kunst (AFK), Mondriaan Fund,  and Sharjah Art Foundation.  She lives and works between Palestine and the Netherlands.


 EDUCATION

 2012-2014
Masters of Fine Arts, Goldsmiths College, University of London


2007-2011
Bachelor of Arts, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS AND SCREENINGS

   March 2024
The Centre Does Not Hold, solo show; curated by Jess Clifford, Enjoy Contemporary Art Space, NZ

March 2024
Luleå Biennial: On the threshold of 1:1, group show; curated by Aude Christel Mgba and Bruno Alves de Almeida, Sweden

Feb 2024
…that creeps from the earth, group show; curated by Kyveli Mavrokordopoulou, Athens, Greece

Jan 2024
Reel Palestine Film Festival, Dubai, UAE

           Dec 2023          
Sharjah Film Platform 6, Sharjah, UAE

Sept 2023
Toronto Palestine Film Festival, Toronto, Canada

May 2023
A Return of the Sun (group show) at Beirut Art Centre, Beirut

April 2023
Hot Docs Film Festival (world premiere) ‘We No Longer Prefer Mountains’ at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Toronto

March 2023
After the Last Sky (solo show), de Appel,  Amsterdam

Oct 2022 
We No Longer Prefer Mountains (solo show), the Showroom, London

              Oct 2021           
Trains & Tracks, Europalia Arts Festival, Brussels, Belgium

            July 2021          
The Garden: Cinematics of the Soil (group show) at Silent Green Kulturquartier, Berlin

    Nov 2020

Art of the Real, online cinema program (organized by Dennis Lim and Rachael Rakes, with program advisor Almudena Escobar Lopez), Film at Lincoln Center, USA

Sept 2020
Municipal Art Acquisitions (group show; curated by Fadwa Naamna and Britte Sloothaak), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Jan 2020
WET LOUNGE #4, (screening program organised by WET collective), TENT, Rotterdam

Nov 2019

VISIO. Moving Images After Post-Internet, (group show; curated by Leonardo Bigazzi), Palazzo Strozzi, Florence

Nov 2019
We Have Always Known the Wind’s Direction (screening and artist talk), Mosaic Rooms, London

July 2019
How to Reappear, (publication group show); curated by Ala’ Younis and Maha Ma’amoun),Beirut Art Center, Beirut

May 2019
Contested Grounds – Contested Colors, Films, Installations and a Book (group show), Silent Green Betonhalle, Berlin

May 2019
Once a Closely Guarded Secret (group show; curated by Martin Herbert), De Ateliers, Amsterdam

        Sept 2018         
Letters to Fritz and Paul  (solo show; curated by Emma Chubb), Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts, United States

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AWARDS/ GRANTS

2024
Development Grant (Visual Arts), Amarte Foundation, NL

2022-2026

Established Artist Grant (Visual Arts), Mondriaan Fonds, NL 

2022
Production Grant (Visual Arts), Sharjah Art Foundation,  UAE

2020
3Package Deal Grant, AFK (Amsterdam Fonds Voor de Kunst), NL

2020-2022
Consortium Commission Production Grant, MOPHRADAT, Belgium 

2017
Production Grant (Visual Arts), Arab Funds for Arts and Culture (AFAC), Lebanon

2016
Production Grant, MOPHRADAT, Belgium 

2016
Young Artist of the Year Award (First Prize), the A.M. Qattan Foundation, Palestine