Born in 1980 in Gaza; Palestinian artist Hazem Harb currently lives between Rome, Italy and Dubai, UAE. Harb completed his MFA at The European Institute of Design, Rome, Italy in 2009. Some of Harb’s solo shows include: ‘The Invisible Landscape & Concrete Futures’ curated by Lara Khaldi, Salsali Private Museum, Dubai, March 2015; Al Baseera, Athr Gallery, Jeddah, 2014; I can imagine you without your home, Etemad Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 2012; Is this your first time in Gaza? The Mosaic Rooms, A.M. Qattan Foundation, London, UK, 2010; Burned Bodies, video installation, Città dell'Altra Economia Rome, Italy, 2008.
He has also participated in numerous international group exhibitions some of which are: Made by War at the National Ethnorgraphic and Pre-historical Museum Luigi Pigorini, Rome, Italy, 2007; All that is Unknown at Al-Ma’mal Art Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem, Palestine, 2011; A Patch On My Evil Eye The Arab British Centre, London UK, 2010; A View From Inside, FotoFest Houston Biennial, 2014 and Sphere 6, Galleria Continua’s Le Moulin, France, 2013 and 2014. In 2015, he participated in Common Grounds, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich Feb 2015; Politics & The Production of Space: The Written City, curated by Michel Dewilde, Brugge City Hall, Belgium, Apr 2015.
Harb was awarded a residency at The Delfina Foundation, London; Cite des Arts, Paris and Satellite, Dubai. In 2008, he was shortlisted for the A.M Qattan Young Artist of The Year award. His work is in the collections of The British Museum, Sharjah Art Foundation, Centre Pompidou, The Oriental Museum - Durham University, Salsali Private Museum and Al Qattan Foundation among others.