Rula Halawani

1964, Jerusalem, Palestine

Selected Solo exhibitions: 2010 "Presence and Impressions", Selma Feriani Gallery, London; 2009" Rula Halawani: A Retrospective", Al Hoash Gallery, Jerusalem - Botanique Museum, Brussels; 2008 "Turning pages for La Palestine à Paris", Mairie de Paris, Paris; 2007 "The Wall: Traces, Dreams", Thessaloniki Biennale; 2006 "The Wall; Ideal City- Invisible City", Potsdam, Germany, and Zamosc, Poland; 2006" The Wall", The Khalid Shuman Foundation, Jordan and the Seventh Sharjah Biennial; 2004 "Intimacy", Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah, Palestine; 2002 "Palestinian I am" and "Negative Incursion", Sixth Sharjah Biennial and the Bridgette March Gallery, Stuttgart; 2002 "The Warm Light Still There", The Museum of Rome, Rome.

Selected group Exhibitions: 2010 "Don’t Mention the War", Kunsthall Rotterdam; 2009 "Palestine, la creation dans tous ses états", Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris; 2009 "Mapping", Art School Palestine at Art Dubai; 2009 "Aperture 27,000: Intimacy", Selma Feriani Gallery, London; 2008 "Intimacy", Gasp Gallery, Brooklyn, Massachusetts; 2008 "The Wall", Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago; 2006 "The Wall" and "Intimacy", Al Riwaq Gallery, Bahrain; 2005 "Dreams", Bienal Internacional del Deporte en el Arte (BIDA), Seville; 2004 "Palestinian I am" and "Negative Incursion", Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt; 2003 "Irrational" and "Negative Incursion", Noorderlicht Photo Festival, Holland and Art Car Museum, Texas; 2000 "Symbols From My Homeland", Wigmore Gallery, London.




  • Rula Halawani, "untitled - 2011", Digital print,100x70 cm, courtesy the artist, donated to Birzeit University Museum Collection

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