Born 1985, Amman, Jordan.
Lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon.
Goldsmiths College, University of London, PhD, The Centre for Research Architecture, UK
Goldsmiths College, University of London, MA (Distinction), The Centre for Research Architecture, UK
Middlesex University, BA (1st Class Honours), Sonic Arts, London, UK
Abraaj Group Art Prize
20th Baloise Art Prize
Shortlisted for the 2017 Jarman Award
Dialog Award 2017 (for Rubber Coated Steel, 2016)
Frieze Tate Fund Acquisitions (for Rubber Coated Steel, 2016)
Tiger Award for Short Films (for Rubber Coated Steel, 2016)
International Nam June Paik Award
Earwitness Theatre, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
Walled Unwalled, Tate Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK
Lawrence Abu Hamdan: [INAUDIBLE], mor charpentier, Paris, France
Walled Unwalled, daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Hammer Projects: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Maureen Paley, London, UK
Contra-Diction: Speech Against Itself (performance), Le Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Earshot, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
Taqiyya, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland
The All-Hearing, Laveronica, Arte Contemporanea, Sicily, Italy
Tape Echo, part of Positions, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Tape Echo, Beirut in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
Aural Contract: The Whole Truth, Casco Utrecht, Netherlands
Aural Contract: The Freedom of Speech Itself, the Showroom, London, UK
Eavesdropping, Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia
Inéditos 2018: Can't Speak for Itself, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Public Art Munich 2018, Munich, Germany
Of Other Spaces, 2018 Abraaj Group Art Prize Exhibition, Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE
Unfinished Portrait, Mor Charpentier, Paris, France
74 million million million tons (curated by Ruba Katrib and Lawrence Abu Hamdan), SculptureCenter, New York, NY, USA
BLIND SPOT, LE CAP – Centre d'arts plastiques de Saint-Fons, Daint-Fons, France
From Ear to Ear to Eye: Sounds and Stories from Across the Arab World, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
The Image of War, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Accentisms, Taxispalais, Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck Austria
Parades for FIAC, Paris, France
Full Scale -– Art’s Use in the Real World, Gallery II, University of Bradford, Bradford UK
Negotiating the Future: 2017 Asian Art Biennial, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts, Taiwan
Where do I end and you begin – On Secularity, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art 2017, Gothenburg, Sweden
No to the Invasion: Breakdowns and Side Effects, The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, New York, USA
Stealing from the West, Academy of the Arts of the World, Cologne, Germany
Manipulate the World, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Forensic Architecture – Towards an Investigative Aesthetic, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Heart of the Tin Man, M Woods, Beijing, China
Blind Date, SFEIR-SEMLER Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
Strange Attractor, Ballroom Marfa, Texas, USA
Tamawuj, Sharjah Biennial 13, Sharjah, UAE
Contour Biennale 8 Polyphonic Worlds: Justice as Medium (curated by Natasha Ginwala), Kunstcentrum NONA, Mechelen, Belgium.
We Are Everywhere, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
Each fighting its own little battle in happy ignorance, Pump House Gallery, London, UK
Nam June Paik award exhibition, Museum Folkwang Essen, Germany
If All Relationships Were to Reach Equilibrium, Then This Building Would Dissolve, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK
The Eighth Climate (What Does Art Do?), curated by Maria Lind, Gwangju Biennial, South Korea
9th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
Imperfect Chronology, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
British Art Show 8, Hayward Gallery, London UK. (touring)
UKPolitical Populism, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria
Surround Audience, New Museum Triennial, New York, USA
Accented (curated by Martaza Vali), Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, UAE
Contrato (curated by Leire Vergara), Al Hondiga, Bilbao, Spain
Social Factory (curated by Anselm Franke), 10th Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai, China
Forms of Distancing: Representative Politics and the Politics of Representation (curated by Stefano Collicelli Cagol and Luigi Fassi), Sterchicher Herbst Festival, Austria
Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art After Identity Politics (curated by Anders Kreuger and Nav Haq), M HKA, Antwerp , Belgium
Transfigurations: Curatorial and Artistic Research in an Age of Migrations, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Forensis, (curated by Anselm Franke and Eyal Weizman) Hause Kulturen de Welt, Berlin, Germany
Ten Thousand Wiles and Tricks (curated by What, How & For Whom/WHW), Meeting Point 7, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Don’t Embarrass the Bureau, Lunds Konsthall, Lund, Sweden - curated by Matteo Lucchetti Word. Sound. Power (curated by Andi-Asmita Rangari), KHOJ International Artists’ Association, New Delhi, India
Tensta Museum (curated by Maria Lind), Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Schizophonia (curated by Anna Colin and Sam Thorne), Cac la Synagogue de Delme, Delme, France
4 days April 2013 (curated by Jamie Eastman), Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Things Behind the Sun, Non, Istanbul, Turkey
Lexicon (curated by Lennard Dost), VHDG, Leeuwarden, Netherlands Word. Sound. Power, Tate Modern (curated by Loren Hansi Momodu), London, UK
The String and the Mirror (curated by by Justin Luke), Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, USA
Desire Lines, Espai Cultural de Caja Madrid, Barcelona, Spain
Taipei Biennial (curated by Anselm Franke), Taipei, Taiwan
How Much Fascism? (curated by What, How & For Whom/WHW), Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp, Belgium
Soundworks, ICA, London, UK
Alternativa 2012: Materiality (curated by Aneta Szy- Lak), Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk, Poland
Survival Kit, Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art, Latvia
A Time to Make Ten Shoes, Santarcangelo 39, Santarcangelo, Italy
Lawrence Abu Hamdan & Will Saunders, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK
The Hummingbird Clock by Liverpool Biennial, UK
Rubber Coated Steel by Portikus Frankfurt, Germany
A Convention of Tiny Movements by the Armory Show, New York, USA
Contra-diction: Speech Against Itself by Goldsmiths College and the Royal College of Art, London, UK
The All-Hearing by Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Double Take Officer Leader of the Chasseurs Syrian Revolution Commanding a Charge by Muhka, Antwerp, Belgium
Tape Echo by Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Beirut in Cairo, Cairo, EG and the British Council, London, UK
Language Gulf in the Shouting Valley by Young Arab Theatre Fund, Brussels, Belgium, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium and Goldsmiths College, London, UK
Resolution 978 HD by Gasworks, London, UK
The Whole Truth & Conflicted Phonemes by Casco, Utrecht, Netherlands
The Freedom of Speech Itself by the Showroom, London, UK
Aural Contract by Showroom, London, UK
Marches by Artangel, London, UK
After SFX, Tate Tanks, Tate Modern, London, UK
Bucharest International Experimental Film Festival – 2018, Bucharest, Romania
Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
Rubber Coated Steel, shown in: Box with the Sound of its own making, Salonul de proiecte, Bucharest, Romania,
Rubber Coated Steel, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
ICA, London, UK
Rubber Coated Steel, Asia Focus: Performing Arts at MMCA (National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art), Seoul, South Korea
Parades for Fiac, Paris, France
Sound Bleed, Portikus XXX summer screening programme, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
Rubber Coated Steel, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Listening Space: Bird watching, documenta 14, Athens Conservatoire, Athens
Rubber Coated Steel, Sheffield Doc/Fest, Sheffield, UK
Rubber Coated Steel, New York Film Festival, New York USA
A Politics of Listening in 4 Acts (Book launch and reading), Maureen Paley, London, UK
Contra-diction: Speech Against Itself, Maureen Paley, London, UK
Rubber Coated Steel, Union Docs, New York, USA
Rubber Coated Steel, Filmforum at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Double Take, 45th International film festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Isambard Kingston Brunel, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Contra-diction: Speech Against Itself, The New Museum, New York, USA
Double Take at the Past 100 Years, part 1: WDW Review Offline, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Contra-diction: Speech Against Itself, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
The All-Hearing, 44th International film festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Received Pronunciations, Radio Web MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Contra-diction: Speech Against Itself, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Contra-diction: Speech Against Itself, Liste Performance Programme, Basel, Switzerland
Anxiety Festival - Acting-Out: The Institution Denied, Anatomy Museum, King's Building, Strand Campus, London, UK
Aural Contract Audio Archive, Tate Modern, London, UK
Public Sound 3, The Speaking Subject, de Player, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Aural Contract, Meeting Point 7, M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium
Isambard Kingston Brunel, Iaspis, Stockholm, Sweden
Mountain Language, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Record, Reframe, Resist, V&A, London, UK
Aural Contract, The Voice Symposium, The Science Museum’s Dana Centre, London, UK
Artists’ film club: sound and vision, ICA, London, UK
The Pessoptimist Marathon with Marwa Arsanios, The Jerusalem Show, Jerusalem, Ra-Mallah, Palestine & Beirut, Lebanon
Audio Infrastructures, Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdańsk, Poland
Model Court: An Ecology of the Courtroom, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
Forensic Listening, 98 Weeks Project Space, Beirut, Lebanon
Light Night: Leeds Urban Performance, UK
The Cultural Frontline: Reimagining Iraq's Lost Culture, BBC World Sevice broadcast
Why Are We Here Now? Rabih Mroué: How Close Could We Get to the Light and Survive? (guest speaker) Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin, Germany
SIDEBAR: Lawrence Abu Hamnda, Omar Kholeif and W.J.T. Mitchell, University of Chicago Arts, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Matter from Memory: Art at the intersection of science, journalism and advocacy, Lawrence Abu Hamdan in conversation with Polly Staple, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
Listening Space: Bird Watching by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Athens Conservatoire, Documenta 14, Athens, Greece
Modern Mondays Talk (audio essay and conversation with Ana Janevski) at MOMA, NYC, USA
Fellowship at Vera List Centre for Art and Politics, New School, NYC, USA
Seminar, The Right to Lie, Homeworks Academy, Beirut, Lebanon
Lecture, Stadelschule, Frankfurt, Germany
Keynote, At Politics of Listening Conference, Vera List Centre for Art and Politics, New School, NYC, USA
Lecture, Human Rights Project, Bard College, USA
Lecture, The Royal Danish Academy for Fine Arts, Denmark
Associate Lecturer in Aural and Visual Cultures, Department of Visual Cultures, Goldsmiths College London, UK
Positions: Conversation with Nick Aikens, Vanabbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Lecture, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Improving Reality-Visibility is a Trap, bdf 2014, Lighthouse, Brighton, UK
Aural Contract, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon
Aural Contract: The Voice Before the Law, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
Just Voices, The White Building, London, UK
The Whole Truth, Kunst Radio, Austria
All The Worlds That You Word...., ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Aural Contract, Tate Modern, London, UK
Listening, in conversation with Omar Kholeif, Ibraaz talks, Salt, Istanbul, Turkey
Artists Making Records, Electra, Iniva, London, UK
Things That Talk, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Aural Contract Course, A 6 week course, The Showroom, London, UK
Off The Record: The Legacy of Audio Arts Magazine in Contemporary Art, Tate Britain, auditorium, London, UK
At The Centre of Listening: Performing Field Recordings, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
Forensic Aesthetics Conference, Centre for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annan-Dale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Aural Contract Artist Talk, Homeworks 5: A Forum on Cultural Practices Beirut, Lebanon
Play for Today: Cornelius Cardew: A Symposium, ICA, London, UK
Sonic Workshops, The Evelina Hospital School, Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital London, UK
Kill Your Timid Notion, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, UK
Light Reading Series 8, with Oliver Rees, no-w-here film school, London, UK
Tate, London, UK
Guggenheim, New York, USA
MOMA, New York, USA
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Arts Council England Collection, UK
Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE
DAAD, Visual Artists Residency, Berlin, Germany
Fellowship at Vera List Centre for Art and Politics, New School, New York, USA
Online Residency, Manifesta Journal
iaspis, Stockholm, Sweden
Beirut in Cairo, Cairo, Egypt
74 million million million tons, SculptureCenter, New York, NY USA, curated by Ruba Katrib and Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Right to Silence - event series, The Studium Generale, Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Curator of events - Batroun projects, Batroun, North Lebanon, Lebanon
Right to Silence, events series, The Showroom and Lux in association with Electra, London, UK
Legal Media: A Colloquium in Honour of Cornelia Vissman, Goldsmiths College & Showroom Gallery, London, UK
[inaudible] A Politics of Listening in 4 Acts, Sternberg Press, Portikus Frankfurt and Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen
Hear, Hear, Texte zur Kunst, December 2017, pp.78-85
The Year in Sounds and Stories, frieze.com, 19 December 2017.
Disorientalism, Kaleidoscope, issue 28, Fall 2016, p. 83.
How Can I Forget? in Liverpool Biennial Catalogue
How Can I Forget? in Decolonizing Archives for l’Internationale Online
Contra-diction in transfigurations artistic and curatorial research in a time of migration, Royal College of Art Press, edited by Victoria Walsh
Resolution 978 HD in you are here: art after internet, Corner House Press, edited by Omar Kholeif
Aural Contract: The reorganization of the speaking subject in forensis: the architecture of public truth, Sternberg Press, edited by Eyal Weizman
Received Pronunciations: notes from three spaces in which the law resounds, ibraaz
the sound evidence of sonic warfare: notes from the "aural contract audio archive",
of regret and other back pages, Manifesta journal, issue 16
Contra-diction: notes towards speaking the truth, online residency, Manifesta journal
Juris - diction, online residency, Manifesta journal
Mountain language, online residency, Manifesta journal
The Freedom of Speech Itself - a contemporary chronology of forensic listening, Cabinet magazine, issue 43, fall
Marching With Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Wire Magazine, issue 296.
Davis, Laura, 13 weird and wonderful art works to rediscover on the streets of Liverpool, liverpoolecho.co.uk, 8 July 2018.
Elkamel, Sara, Reflections on walls: Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s latest project, madamasr.com, 26 April 2018.
Eastham, Ben, Art Review: Editors Picks: London, artreview.com, 5 October 2018
Gat, Orit, From Ear to Ear to Eye, Frieze, April 2018. pp. 146-147.
Gerlis, Melanie, The best of Art Basel 2018, www.apollo-magazine.com, 8 June 2018.
Godfrey, Annie, Can art change the world?, bbc.com/culture, 21 May 2018.
Gronlund, Melissa, Abu Dhabi Art announces public line-up for its 10th anniversary event, thenational.ae, 5 September 2018.
Hedges, Frances, Art meets science in Semiconductor’s ingenious installation at Basel, harpersbazaar.com, 13 June 2018.
Kholeif, Omar, Goodbye, World! Looking at Art in the Digital Age, Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2018, p. 85.
Kholeif, Omar and Copeland, Douglas, The Artists Who Will Change the World, Thames and Hudson, 2018.
Krishna Kumar, N.P., Art Dubai 2018 reaffirms role as top venue for dialogue and partnerships, thearabweekly.com, 15 April 2018.
Kufer, Katrina, Critics’ Picks Paris: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Mor Charpentier, www.artforum.com, 14 May 2018.
Landeau, Sara, 10 Sound Artists to Look Out For, adorama.com, 3 July 2018.
Mauk, Ben, Hearing Things, Frieze, June, July, August 2018, pp. 166 – 169, Summer 2018.
Nihal, Mariam, No Wall on Earth Is Impermeable, saudigazette.com.sa, 24 March 2018.
Petrossiants, Andreas, Eyal Weizman's Forensic Architecture: Violence at the Threshold of Detectability, brooklynrail.org, 5 March 2018.
Piejko, Jennifer, Critic’s Guide: Los Angeles, frieze.com, 24 January 2018.
Radwan, Rawan, Meet Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Art Dubai’s 2018 Abraaj Group Art Prize Winner, arabnews.com, 24 March 2018.
Salemy, Mohammad, A conversation with Lawrence Abu Hamdan, ocula.com, 6 April 2018.
Salemy, Mohammad, Independent Growth: Art Dubai 2018, ocula.com, 31 March 2018.
Shaw, Anny, State of the art in Dubai, theartnewspaper.com, 22 March 2018.
Vickers, Rose, Mother Tongue, moussemagazine.it, April 2018.
Walsh, Maria, Forensic Architecture: Counter Investigations, Art Monthly, May 2018, pp 26–27.
Westall, Mark, Chisenhale Gallery presents a major new co-commission by Beirut-based artist and ‘private ear’, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, fadmagazine.com, 11 September 2018
Whitmore, Chloé Rose, Art Review: From Ear to Ear to Eye at Nottingham Contemporary, leftlion.co.uk, 8 February 2018
----, Lawrence Abu Hamdan wins Abraaj Group Art Prize at Art Dubai 2018, blouinartinfo.com, 22 March 2018
----, 74 million million million tons at SculptureCenter, artefuse.com, 3 June 2018
----, ART BASEL’S BALOISE PRIZE AWARDED TO SUKI SEOKYEONG KANG AND LAWRENCE ABU HAMDAN, artforum.com, 19 June, 2018.
----, The Toronto International Film Festival's Wavelengths Programme Unveils 18th Edition Featuring Films by James Benning, Jodie Mack, and More, broadwayworld.com, 14 August 2018
----, Lawrence Abu Hamdan at the Chisenhale Gallery, frieze.com, 8 September 2018
Abatemarco, Michael, Conflict, exile, uprising: Arab art from the modern to the contemporary, santafenewmexican.com
Barnard, Imelda, The best of October’s international art fairs, apollo-magazine.com, 5 October 2017
Beech, Mark, Frieze News Round-up: Sales “Robust”; Tate Acquisitions; Stand Prizes, blouinartinfo.com, 5 October 2017
Brewer, Jenny, Shortlist announced for the Jarman Award, celebrating the UK’s moving image artists, 27 June 2017
Callico, Catherine, Le Kunstenfestivaldesarts, de la scène aux arts visuels, flux-news.be, 27 April 2017
Frémineur, Salomé, Échos du KFDA 2017 #1, karoo.me, 30 May 2017
Greenberger, Alex, Lawrence Abu Hamdan wins 2018 Abraaj Group Art Prize, artnews.com, 4 October 2017
Greenberger, Alex, Shortlist for the 2017 Jarman Award Announced, artnews.com 26 June 2017
Gronlund, Melissa, Contemporary Art and Digital Culture, London: Routledge, 2017
Gronlund, Melissa, Sharjah Biennial 13: Lawrence Abu Hamdan echoes the hard truth, thenational.ae, 19 March 2017
Guillot, Augustine, Bird Watching, iogazette.fr, 18 May 2017
Guner, Fisun, A Q&A with… Lawrence Abu Hamdan, artist exploring the socio-political implications of sound, 20 November 2017.
Hutchinson, Jack, 10th Film London Jarman Award shortlist hailed as “most diverse yet”, a-n.co.uk, 28 June 2017
Jonze, Tim, From Bullets to Botox – Watch the 2017 Jarman award shortlist, theguardian.com, 26 June 2017
Kufer, Katrina, Where do I end and you begin?, Harpersbazaar.com, 22 May 2017
Leech, Nick, Lawrence Abu Hamdan wins 2018 Abraaj Group Art Prize, thenational.ae, 5 October 2017
Loizou, Nicolette, Syrian military prison dissected in Hammer Museum to present Lawrence Abu Hamdan's unique works this January, blouinartinfo.com, 18 December 2017
McCormack, Chris, The Listener, Art Monthly, No 407, June 2017, p. 1- 5
McCormack, Chris, Winter Reading, Art Monthly, December-January 2016-17, p. 33
Proctor, Rebecca Anne, Lawrence Abu Hamdan Wins Abraaj Group Art Prize, harpersbazaararabia.com, 23 October 2017
Reyburn, Scott, Paris or London? International Collectors Now Have to Choose, nytimes.com, 20 October 2017
Ringborg, Theodor, Theodor Ringborg on Saydnaya (the missing 19db) by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Mousse, issue 61, December 2017- January 2018, pp 129-131.
Sharratt, Chris, Frieze London 2017 review: Unmissable works in uncertain times, a-n.co.uk, 5 October 2017
Spoto, Estelle, Echappés hors norme, focus.levif.be, 5 May 2017
----, Art News Daily: Frieze announces stand prize winner and Tate acquisitions, apollo-magazine.com, 5 October 2017
----, Frieze London Announces Winner of Stand Prize and Tate Fund Acquisitions, artforum.com, 4 October 2017
----, Le Quotidien de L'Art, Lawrence Abu Hamdan remporte L'Abraaj Group Prize 2018, 5 October 2017
----, Frieze Tate Fund acquisitions 2017, frieze.com, 11 October 2017
Greenberger, Alex, Lawrence Abu Hamdan Wins 2016 Nam June Paik Award, artnews.com, 27 October 2016.
Jones, Catherine, Here’s why you won’t want to commit a crime in Liverpool city centre this summer, liverpoolecho.co.uk, Echo, 11 July 2016.
Leckie, Robert, Equivocally Yours: A Conversation with Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Afterall.com, 23 October 2016
Searle, Adrian, Liverpool Biennial review - litterbugs, light shows and left luggage, The Guardian, 12th July 2016.
Embuscado, Rain, 10 Exceptional Millenial Artists to Watch in 2016, Artnet.com, 15 September 2016.
Sherlock, Amy, Liverpool Biennial 2016 - Near and far, fact and fiction: highlights from this year’s festival, frieze.com, 11th July 2016.
Apter Emily, Shibboleth: Policing by Ear and Forensic Listening In Projects by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, October, MIT Press
You Mi, Taqiyyah, Language and Game: On Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Contra Diction: Speech Against Itself, Performance Research Journal, Routeledge Press
Kherbeck, William, Artist Profile, Rhizome, August
Leckie, Robert, Equivocally Yours, Afterall Journal, issue 39
Thackaray, Tess, Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Potato Chips Carry a Message That Is Hard to Swallow, Artsy Editorial
Rosenburg, Karen, Legal Hearing: The Politicized Sound Art of Lawrence Aby Hamdan, artspace.com, 2 March 2017.
Holland, Jessica, Artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan Demands the Right To Stay Silent, Vice Magazine, March.
Interview with Minhea Mircan, Sounding Phoney, Mousse Magazine, issue 47, Feb - Mar
Interview with Scott Indrisek, The Politics of Amplication, Modern Painters, Feb.
Valinsky, Michael, Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s Politics of Listening, Wild Magazine
Interview with Basia Lewandowska Cummings, Forensic Listening and Juridical Speaking, Focus, Frieze Magazine, issue 160, Jan – Feb.
Hamadeh, Dima, Artist Profile, Al Hayat Newspaper.
Interview with Virginie Bobin, In the Fabric of the Voice: A Polyphonic Conversation, Future(s) of Cohabitation, Manifesta Journal, issue 17.
Kholeif, Omar, Open Frequency: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Axisweb, Jan.
Interview with Julliette Rizzi, Resolution 978 hd, Mousse Magazine, issue 39
Mollicchi, Silvia, Unsteady Footing in an Unsettled Map, Full Stop.
Word Stress: Lawrence Abu Hamdan in Conversation with Anthony Downey, Ibraaz talks London.
Mircan, Mihnea, Conflicted Phonemes, Nero Magazine, issue 32
Munoz, Alonso, l. the freedom of speech itself’, or the betrayal of the voice, The White Review
Azimi, Negar, Uneasy Listening: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Bidoun Magazine, issue 26, Spring.
Kufer, Katrina, Critics’ Picks Paris: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Mor Charpentier, www.artforum.com, 14 May 2018.
Valinsky, Michael, The Politics of Sound in a Prison, hyperallergic.com, 16 March 2018.
Carter Miles, Ned, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Artasiapacific, July – August 2017, p. 109.
Pieroni, Paul, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Maureen Paley, London, Art Review, Summer 2017, p.123.
Binita, Naik, 10 art exhibitions to see in May, royalacademy.org.uk, 1 May 2017.
Hutchinson, Jack, NOW SHOWING #197: The week’s top exhibitions, a-n.co.uk, 22 May 2017
McConnell, Ned, 5 things to do in London, May 2017, artworkslondon.com, May 2017
---, 3 More to See, The Observer, 7 May 2017.
Hoth, Ajay, Sound and Vision - Earshot by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Ibraaz.
Eastham, Ben, Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s The All Hearing, Art Agenda, September.---, 3 More to See, The Observer
Horn, Daniel, Taqiyya Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Art Forum, November.
Musfeata, Natalie, Positions (Critics’ Pick), Art Forum, August.
Samuelsson, Sanna, Språket Som Vittneshandling, Dagensarena, February.
Evans, Jenifer, Cassette Tapes Bring Cairo Into Beirut, Mada Masr, December.
Schuppli, Suzan, Half Truth, Mute Magazine, January.
Kholeifl, Omar, Resolution 978 hd, Art Monthly, Issue 368.
Fleming-Farrell, Niamh, Literature Live From Three Cities, November
Lee, Stephen, The Editor’s Picks of Notable Shows: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Art Paper, May/Jun.
Aural Contract – The Freedom of Speech Itself, Time Out London, February.
Abdulrahim, Nadia, Eavesdropping, artguide.com.au, 31 July 2018.
Cumming, Laura, From Ear to Ear to Eye review – voices of battle and the bazaar, theguardian.com, 7 January 2018.
Nihal, Mariam, No Wall on Earth Is Impermeable,
saudigazette.com.sa, 24 March 2018.
Sherwin, Skye, Fatal gunshots ring out in a powerful journey through the Arab world from Beirut myths to Bedouin camel drivers, The Guardian, 22 December 2017.
Whitmore, Chloé Rose, Art Review: From Ear to Ear to Eye at Nottingham Contemporary, leftlion.co.uk, 8 February 2018
Gronlund, Melissa, Sharjah Biennial 13: Lawrence Abu Hamdan echoes the hard truth, www.thenational.ae, 19 March 2017.
Liang Khong, En, the Sound of Gunshots and the Taste of Apples, ft.com, 22 December 2018
MacGilp, Ali, Friday Dispatch: Sharjah Biennial, UAE, contemporaryartsociety.org, 5 May 2017.
Pipolo, Tony, Irony of Ironies, artforum.com, 25 September 2017.
Ringborg, Theodor, Theodor Ringborg on Saydnaya (the missing 19db) by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Mousse Issue #61, December 2017–January 2018, pp. 129–130.
Salemy, Mohammad, Making Waves Towards Post-Art: A report from Act 1 of Sharjah Biennial 13, ocula.com, 15 April 2017.
Sherwin, Skye, Fatal gunfire silences the gallery- From Ear to Ear to Eye review, theguardian.com, 19 December 2017.
Spence, Rachel, Limits of a borderless vision, FT Weekend, 18-19 March 2017
Vali, Murtaza, Sharjah Biennial 13, Artforum, Summer 2017, pp.353-354
Wullshlager, Jackie, from Ear to Ear to Eye, FTweekend, 16–17 December 2017, p.16
Pangburn, DJ, Artists Confront State Power in a Political Multimedia Exhibition, thecreatorsproject.vice.com, 27 November 2016.
Fite-Wassilak, Chris, Liverpool Biennial 2016, Frieze.com, 4th August.
Searle Adrian, Liverpool Biennial Review – Litterbugs, Light Shows and Left Luggage, The Guardian, 12th July.
Sherlock, Amy, Liverpool Biennial 2016, Frieze Magazine, July.
Williams, Zoe, Read My Lips, The Guardian 13th April.
Campbell, Laura, A Walk Through of British Art Show 8, list.co.uk, 29 February.
Benmakhlouf, Adam, British Art Show 8: Our Top 7, theskinny.co.uk, 15 February.
Saltz, Jerry, Digital’s Bitches, New Museum Triennial, Vulture, March.
Gat, Orit, Armory Show and Independant, Art Agenda, March.
Eastham, Ben, The 2015 British Art Show Heralds the Next Gen of Socially Conscious Artists, artsy.net,14 October 2015.
Edgers, Geoff, 2015 Armory Show Puts Focus On Middle Eastern Artists, The Washington Post, March.
Tarmy, James, The Top 10 Most Interesting Works From The New Museum’s Triennial, Bloomberg, February.
Lillemose, Jacob, Don’t Embarrass The Bureau, Frieze Magazine, Issue 165, September.
Farrer, Cicely, Forensis – Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt, This Is Tomorrow, May.
Goldie-Wilson, Kaelen, Truth and Consequence, Art Forum, April.
Quilty, Jim, Art Nesting In Archives and Activism, Daily Star, April.
Frankel, Eddy, Word Sound Power, Timeout London, September
Delany, Ella, The Power Of Sound As An Art Form, New York Times, October.