Born 1985, Amman, Jordan.
Lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon.
Goldsmiths College, University of London, PhD, The Centre for Research Architecture, London, UK
Goldsmiths College, University of London, MA (Distinction), The Centre for Research Architecture, London, UK
Middlesex University, BA (1st Class Honours), Sonic Arts, London, UK
Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media
awarded by the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia and the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
The Jean Vigo Award for Best Director, Punto de Vista 2020
German Federal Foreign Office Dialogue Award, 33rd European Media Art Festival
Winner of the Turner Prize 2019 with Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani
Edvard Munch Award 2019
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
Maureen Paley, London
This whole time there were no landmines, Towner Eastbourne, Eastbourne, UK
Sala10: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Walled Unwalled, UNAM – MUAC, Mexico City, Mexico (online exhibition)
Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, UAE
WALLED UNWALLED, PYLON-Lab, Dresden, Germany
The Voice Before the Law, Baloise Group Collection Display Exhibition, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum fur Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
Lawrence Abu Hamdan, a solo exhibition, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Earwitness Theatre, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St Louis, Missouri, USA; travelling to the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
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, USA
Conta Diction, Maureen Paley, London, UK
Contra-diction: Speech Against Itself, 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, The Netherlands
Aural Contract: The Freedom of Speech Itself, the Showroom, London, UK
Meditations in an Emergency, UCCA Beijing, Beijing, China
Me, Family: Portrait of a Young Planet, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Qalqalah: plus d'une langue, Centre régional d’art contemporain Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sète, France
Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Worlds Without End, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
Tell me about yesterday tomorrow, Munich Documentation Centre for the History of Socialism, Munich, Germany
Age of You, Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Art Basel Parcours, Basel, Switzerland
Turner Prize 2019, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
Crack Up – Crack Down, Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
May You Live in Interesting Times (curated by Ralph Rugoff), 58th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Making New Time, Sharjah Biennale 14, Sharjah, UAE
Leaving the Echo Chamber, Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, UAE
International Film Festival Rotterdam, Various Locations, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Eavesdropping, City Gallery Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
The Shouting Valley: Interrogating the Borders Between Us, Gus Fisher Gallery, The University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand, touring: The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand
Rights of Future Generations, Sharjah Architecture Triennale, various locations, Sharjah City and Emirate, UAE
Tandem, Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA
Biennale de l'Image en Mouvement 2018: The Sound of Screens Imploding, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
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
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
Projections, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Natq (lecture-performance), Sharjah Architecture Triennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Alternative Cinema Series, Colgate University, New York
Walled Unwalled, International Film Festival Rotterdam, Funkhaus studios, Rotterdam, Netherlands
After SFX, International Film Festival Rotterdam, WORM, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Walled Unwalled, 36th Torino Film Festival, Torino, Italy
Sound-Waves-Signal, 35th Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival, BALi Kinos, Kassel, Germany
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
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
Art Dubai Global Art Forum 14: 'Do You Story?', online broadcast
Syracuse University School of Architecture, New York, USA
Museum of Fine Art Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Lecture: Birdwatching, VCUarts Qatar, Qatar
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, USA, curated by Ruba Katrib and Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Right to Silence - event series, The Studium Generale, Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, The 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
The Sonic Image, Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, USA
[inaudible] A Politics of Listening in 4 Acts, Sternberg Press, Portikus Frankfurt and Kunsthalle Sankt Gallen
The Missing 19DB, UNSOUND: UNDEAD, Urbanomic Media, edited by Goodman, Heys & Ikoniadou, pp. 47-52.
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.
Arundhati Thomas, Skye, Hostile Environment: Battling the UK’s Immigration Barriers as an Art Worker, frieze.com, 17 March 2020
Bailes, Kathy, Turner Prize results in busiest Autumn exhibition ever at Turner Contemporary, theisleofthanetnews.com, 22 January 2020
Bishara, Hakim, 352 Artists Urge World Governments to Impose Arms Embargo on Israel, hyperallergic.com, 18 May 2020
Bishara, Hakim, Dawoud Bey and Deborah Kass Among 1,400 Artists to Endorse Elizabeth Warren, hyperallergic.com, 3 March 2020
Bishara, Hakim, Hundreds of Artists Support Striking Tate Workers, hyperallergic.com, 17 September 2020
Bishara, Hakim, Nan Goldin and Kara Walker Among 665 Artists to Endorse Bernie Sanders, hyperallergic.com, 24 February 2020
Bobin, Virgine and Gataloup, Victorine, Centre régional d’art contemporain Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée, e-flux.com, 7 March 2020
Brough, Fraser, A Dying Fall, brooklynrail.org, 6 February 2020
Chaves, Alexandra, Jameel Arts Centre reopens with exhibitions extended until late 2020, thenational.ae, 3 June 2020
Chaves, Alexandra, The art of listening: five art podcasts to tune in to, thenational.ae, 23 March 2020
Chaves, Alexandra, Coronavirus: Art Dubai, Jameel Arts Centre and UAE art galleries go digital, thenational.ae, 18 March 2020
Chaves, Alexandra, New Sharjah art show looks at the impact of digital technology in our lives, thenational.ae, 21 January 2020
Cole, Angela, Final Turner Prize weekend in Margate with special events, kentonline.co.uk, 8 January 2020
Davis, Katie, Turner Contemporary in Margate reveals huge numbers visited Turner Prize 2019 exhibition, kentonline.co.uk, 22 January 2020
Dawson, Aimee, Saudi art organisation acquires vast collection of Middle Eastern art from Dubai’s bankrupt Abraaj firm, theartnewspaper.com, 18 February 2020
Dunn, Alice, Unexpected prize winners from Parasite to Audrey Hepburn, life.spectator.co.uk, 30 March 2020
Elbaor, Caroline, Rea, Naomi, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, One of the Four 2019 Turner Prize Winners, Will Explore
Reincarnation With a Coveted New Commission, news.artnet.com, 3 January 2020
Goldstein, Caroline, From Vogue’s Commitment to Going Green to a Brazen Attack on a Picasso Painting: The Best and Worst of the Art World this Week, news.artnet.com, 3 January 2020
Gronlund, Melissa, Abraaj Group Art Prize collection finally finds new how at Art Jameel, thenational.ae, 19 February 2020
Harper, Daria, Tate Britain awarded bursaries to 10 artists in place of the canceled 2020 Turner Prize, 2 July 2020
Harper, Daria, More than 1,200 artists endorsed Bernie Sanders as the next U.S. president, artsy.net, 25 February 2020
Higgins, Charlotte, Forget Titian, here's a talking dog! Is this digital art's big moment?, theguardian.com, 12 May 2020
Krishna Kumar, N.P. ‘Art in the Age of Anxiety’: Curator Omar Kholeif spells out ambitions, thearabweekly.com, 1 March 2020
Levinson, Eliza, Lawrence Abu Hamdan Knits Language to Power, hyperallergic.com, 13 March 2020
Murphy, Darragh, Dubai’s Jameel Arts Centre reopens with new solo exhibitions, timeoutdubai.com, 7 June 2020
Nedo, Kito, How Contemporary Art Can Help Create a Culture of Remembrance, frieze.com, 1 May 2020
Peirson-Hagger, Ellen, How the coronavirus crisis is pushing art online, newstatesman.com, 20 March 2020
Rivera, Alfonso, Alberto Gracia wins the 10th Proyecto X Films at Punto de Vista, cineuropa.org, 9 March 2020
Salman, Nour, Exhibition exploring art in the Internet age to open this March, wam.ae, 19 January 2020
Selvin, Claire, ‘All Is Not Lost’: Art Dubai’s Virtual Global Forum Favored Contemplative Response to Coronavirus, artnews.com, 25 March 2020
Thorne, Harry, Have art prizes had their day?, apollo-magazine.com, 24 February 2020
Yiu Nam Cheung, Eugene, Aftermath: Lessons in Futurity from Lawrence Abu Hamdan, pw-magazine.com, 23 April 2020
Zaug, Angelika, Here's what to expect on your next visit to Jameel Arts Centre, graziame.com, 7 June 2020
–––, Lawrence Abu Hamdan Wins $125,000 Time-Based Media Commission, artforum.com, 3 January 2020
–––, Lawrence Abu Hamdan receives 2022 Future Fiels Commission, appollo-magazine.com, 3 January 2020
–––, First Fringe fest enthrals audience in Sharjah, gulftoday.ae, 19 January 2020
–––, Exclusive artwork as part of your morning commute in Liverpool, theguideliverpool.com, 23
–––, Art takes over Liverpool’s Commercial District, inyourarea.co.uk, 20 January 2020
–––, Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for Spring 2020, hyperallergic.com, 12 February 2020
–––, 40 Under 40 2020: Wassan Al-Khudhairi, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, bizjournals.com, 14 February 2020
–––, Jameel Arts announces a dynamic programme of exhibitions, tradearabia.com, 27 February 2020
–––, Dubai's contemporary art institution Jameel Arts Centre re-opens to the public, zawya.com, 2 June 2020
Alleyne, Allyssia, Edward Enninful Will Present The 2019 Turner Prize, vogue.co.uk, 7 November 2019
Bailes, Kathy, Turner Prize winner to be announced by British Vogue boss, theisleofthanetnews.com, 7 November 2019
Bailes, Kathy, Thanet children create tales and pop-up animations for Margate Now festival, theisleofthanetnews.com, 6 December 2019
Bari, Shahidha, Turner prize 2019 review – all aboard Margate’s seaside special, theguardian.com, 28 September 2019
Basciano, Oliver, Artists assemble! How collectives took over the art world, theguardian.com, 10 December 2019
Bedirian, Razmig, Sharjah Art Foundation announces its spring programme, thenational.ae, 23 December 2019
Bishara, Hakim, Turner Prize Will Be Split Among All Four Nominees, at Their Request, hyperallergic.com, 12 December 2019
Brewer, Jenny, It’s Nice That visits the Turner Prize in Margate, itsnicethat.com, 27 September 2019
Brown, Kate, If Everyone Wins the Turner Prize, What Is Lost? Stunned Art Critics Took to Social Media to Debate the Divisive Gesture, news.artnet.com, 4 December 2019
Buck, Louisa, Pantyhose and an inflatable Tina prove Margate’s cultural clout extends beyond Turner Prize, theartnewspaper.com, 15 October 2019
Cahill, Zachary, Tracing the Sonic Image: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Hannah B Higgins and W.J.T. Mitchell, Portable
Gray, The University of Chicago Press, Spring 2019, p.94
Campbell Johnston, Rachel, The Turner 2019: ‘A dull, unadventurous shortlist’, thetimes.co.uk, 1 May 2019
Caner, Cihad, Lawrence Abu Hamdan ‘earwtinessing’ the Syrian civil war, Daily Sabah, Culture & Arts, 17 April 2019, p. 02
Carter Robinson, Paul, Turner Pize Plus Margate Now Festival Consolidates Seaside Town’s Art Credentials, artlyst.com, 28 September 2019
Carson, Sarah, Turner Prize winners 2019 awarding it to all four artists is a noble gesture that overshadowed the art, inews.co.uk, 6 December 2019
Chaves, Alexandra, What to expect from the first Sharjah Architecture Triennial: 8 things to check out, thenational.ae, 9 November 2019
Cohen, Alina, Why Video Is the Art Form of the Moment, artsy.net, 27 November 2019
Cole, Angela, Turner Prize 2019 artwork review: what we thought of work by Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Helen Cammock, Oscar Murillo and Tai Shani in Margate, kentonline.co.uk, 18 November 2019
Cole, Angela, Turner Prize 2019 exhibition to be unveiled at Turner Contemporary, Margate this weekend, kentonline.co.uk, 25 September 2019
Da Silva, Jose, In shock move, all four nominated artists win Turner Prize 2019, theartnewspaper.com, 3 December 2019
Da Silva, Jose, Interview: Lawrence Abu Hamdan—a self-styled 'private ear', theartnewspaper.com, 14 June 2019
Dwyer, Colin, All For One And One For Four: Turner Prize Finalists Decide To Split Honor, wamu.org, 4 December 2019
Farago, Jason, What’s the Point of the Turner Prize, Anyway?, nytimes.com, 4 December 2019
Fokidis, Marina, May You Live In Interesting Times 58th Venice Biennale, flash---art.com, 20 August 2019
Gerlis, Melanie, Highlights from the 50th edition of Art Basel, apollo-magazine.com, 6 June 2019
Gompertz, Will, Will Gompertz resurrects Turner for a tour of the art prize in his name, bbc.co.uk, 28 September 2019
Greenberger, Alex, After Sharing Turner Prize Win, Lawrence Abu Hamdan Takes Another Top Art Award, artnews.com, 9 December 2019
Greenberger, Alex, Biennale of Sydney Releases Artist List for 2020 Edition With Focus on Indigenous Artists, artnews.com, 12 September 2019
Gronlund, Melissa, Perfect 10: the artworks that shaped the past decade, thenational.ae, 11 December 2019
Gronlund, Melissa, The hype over the Turner Prize shows an art audience hungry for heroes, thenational.ae, 5 December 2019
Gronlund, Melissa, 21, 39 Jeddah Arts celebrates the myths of its old town, thenational.ae, 3 February 2019
Groskop, Viv, All deserve prizes? That’s no truer in art (including the Booker and Turner prizes) than in life, theguardian.com, 7 December 2019
Hanson, Matt, The sound barrier: Levantine artists in Chicago, dailysabah.com, 10 September 2019
Hartley-Parkinson, Richard, Turner Prize 2019 goes to all four finalists in message about ‘Tories’ hostile environment, metro.co.uk, 4 December 2019
Higgins, Charlotte, ‘It’s about solidarity’: the artists who hijacked the Turner prize speak out, theguardian.com, 4 December 2019
Higgins, Charlotte, Silence or death: Turner finalist Lawrence Abu Hamdan on recreating a horrific Syran jail, theguardian.com, 1 October 2019
Hughes, Andie, Murillo Tops Odds in Wide Open Turner Prize Race, bettingreporter.com, 29 October 2019
Jacques, Juliet, Turner Prize 2019 Review: The Roots of Our Political Crisis Go Far Beyond Brexit, 27 September 2019
Jones, Jonathan, Austria’s feminist agitator and Renaissance bling – the week in art, theguardian.com, 29 November 2019
Jones, Jonathan, The Turner prize kicks in and Rembrandt goes dark – the week in art, theguardian.com, 27 September 2019
Judah, Hettie, Tai Shani: ‘ Sharing the Turner Prize four ways was threatening. Our art is challenging power’, inews.co.uk, 17 December 2019
Judah, Hettie, Turner Prize 2019 looks like a two-horse race between Oscar Murillo and Lawrence Abu Hamdan, inews.co.uk, 4 October 2019
Kalai, Leonidas, Beirut’s art scene on pause in solidarity with the millions protesting, art-critique.com, 29 October 2019
Kennicott, Philip, The most prestigious U.K. art award went to all four finalists. And that’s a loss., washingtonpost.com, 5 December 2019
Kleinman, Adam, The First Sharjah Architecture Triennial: Can Art Be an Applied Science?, frieze.com, 26 November 2019
Kuennen, Joel, Lawrence Abu Hamdan: Earwitness Theatre, brooklynrail.org, 26 July 2019
Kufer, Katrina, Sharjah Biennial Is One Of The Best Art Happenings This Season, harpersbazaararabia.com, 17 March 2019
LaCava, Stephanie, Meet Lawrence Abu Hamdan, The Forensic Audio Analyst who Paints with Noise, interviewmagazine.com, 1 October 2019
Lawless, Jill, All finalists for Turner Prize awarded honor, journalgazette.net, 5 December 2019
Lawless, Jill, In first, Turner Prize for art goes to all 4 finalists, tribtown.com, 3 December 2019
Lawless, Jill, In shock first, Turner Prize goes to all four finalists as nominees ask to share award, theage.com, 4 December 2019
Leung, Bo, Turner Prize candidates on show in English seaside town, global.chinadaily.com, 2 October 2019
Ling, Steffanie, Inquiring Minds: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Gabi Dao, Eitan Efrat, Sirah Foighel Brutmann, Henry Hills, Onyeka Igwe, Martina Melilli, cmagazine.com, Issue 43,, Autumn 2019
Lopesi, Lana, The Shouting Valley: a politically charged show about lives caught between borders, thespinoff.co.nz, 23 October 2019
McDermott, Emily, 33rd Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts and The Powerful Language of Satire, frieze.com, 6 September 2019
Michalska, Julia, In pictures: dirty puppets, talking trees and flagging immigration at Art Basel’s Parcours, theartnewspaper.com, 12 June 2019
Moioli, Chiara, Windswept: Art Encounters Biennial 2019, Timisoara, moussemagazine.it, 2019
Morris, Linda, Aliens invade the Sydney Biennale, theage.com, 16 December 2019
O,Sullivan, Jane, Sydney Biennale embraces the edges, performing.artshub.com, 13 September 2019
Parsons, Elly, The silence and song of this year’s Tuner Prize shortlist, wallpaper.com, 27 September 2019
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Stone, Leilah, Turner Prize split among all four finalists after plea to judges, archpaper.com, 5 December 2019
Wang, Jack, Turner Prize winner brings innovative artistic approach to UChicago, news.uchicago.edu, 16 December 2019
Weber, Jasmine, Week in Review: Tufts Ditches Sackler Name, French Museum Close as Protests Rage, hyperallergic.com, 8 December 2019
Wenman, Eleanor, Eavesdropping: A look at the politics of listening, stuff.co.nz, 4 September 2019
Westall, Mark, Polly Staple has been appointed Director of Collection, British Art, Tate, fasmagazine.com, 21 October 2019
Westall, Mark, Cosey Fanni Tutti (Live) On Gossip & Eavesdropping, fadmagazine.com, 9 December 2019
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–––, Best Museum, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, riverfronttimes.com, 3 October 2019
–––, Frieze London 2019, tankmagazine.com, October 2019
–––, Turner Prize 2019 shortlist is announced, bbc.co.uk, 1 May 2019
–––, Sounds of Syrian prison nominated for UK art prize, english.alarabiya.net, 1 May 2019
–––, Lebanese artist shortlisted for prestigious Turner Prize 2019, Arab News, 1 May 2019, p. 16
–––, May You Live in Interesting Times, apollo-magazine.com, 4 May 2019
–––, How to spend 72 hours at the Venice Biennale, christies.com, 13 May 2019
–––, Art Basel’s fiftieth edition kicks off Thursday, artforum.com, 12 June 2019
–––, 21 Artists and a Biennial, Selections, 2019, p. 42-97
–––, Seth Brodsky named director of university of chicago’s gray center for arts and inquiry, artforum.com, 9 September 2019
–––, Video: Artist Installations Focus on Syrian Prisoners, albawaba.com, 23 September 2019
–––, Turner Prize 2019 exhibition in Margate: papier mâché people, acoustic evidence, feminist histories, a-n.co.uk, 27 September 2019
–––, Art Encounters Biennial Announces Artists Participating In Third Edition, artforum.com, 24 June 2019
–––, Art Encounters Biennial announce 2019 artist list, artreview.com, 27 June 2019
–––, Art Encounters Biennial 2019 Artist List Announced, biennialfoundation.org, 18 July 2019
–––, Artist list announced for Art Encounters Biennial 2019, Timisoara, blouinartinfo.com, 27 June 2019
–––, Edward Enninful to present Turner Prize 2019 in Margate, yourlocalguardian.co.uk, 6 November 2019
–––, High court rejects bid to overturn ban on ivory trading, apollo-magazine.com, 6 November 2019
–––, Edward Enninful to present Turner Prize 2019 in Margate, home.bt.com, 6 November 2019
–––, Jordanian artist blends sound, politics for Berlin exhibition, menafn.com, 7 November 2019
–––, Toronto Biennial of Art highlights this week: A Performance by Lawrence Abu Hamdan | TELLINGS: A Post-Human Vocal Concert | What’s up with Gendai?, akimbo.ca, 15 November 2019
–––, The Most Influential Artists of 2019, artsy.net, 12 December 2019
–––, Turner Prize Winner Lawrence Abu Hamdan Receives 2019 Edvard Munch Art Award, artforum.com, 10 December 2019
–––, What’s on TV: Tuesday, thetimes.co.uk, 1 December 2019
–––, Derry film is joint winner of Turner Prize, derryjournal.com, 6 December 2019
–––, Artists Presented Turner Prize Jury With Their Official Request to Split Prize Morning of Ceremony, hyperallergic.com, 5 December 2019
–––, Abu Hamdan shares Turner Prize, dailystar.com, 5 December 2019
–––, Four artists share Turner Prize in a show of solidarity, taipeitimes.com, 5 December 2019
–––, Turner Prize 2019: Award shared between four nominees after request for ‘solidarity’, 4 December 2019
–––, Turner Prize: Lawrence Abu Hamdan gives voice to the voiceless, thenational.ae, 4 December 2019
–––, Four artists join forces to share 2019 Turner Prize, pulslivec.co.ke, 4 December 2019
–––, Wednesday morning news briefing: From Russia to Labour with love?, telegraph.co.uk, 4 December 2019
–––, Turner Prize shared by all four shortlisted artists, theargus.co.uk, 4 December 2019
–––, Turner Prize split four ways as nominees decide against a single winner, bbc.co.uk, 4 December 2019
–––, Lawrence Abu Hamdan shares Turner Prize with other nominees with historical first, arabnews.com, 4 December 2019
–––, Your morning briefing: What you should know for Wednesday, December 4, standard.co.uk, 4 December 2019
–––, Four nominees share Turner Prize in political protest, irishtimes.com, 4 December 2019
–––, Why the Four Turner Prize Finalists Got a Collective Win, artfixdaily.com, 8 December 2019
–––, Turner Prize Winner Lawrence Abu Hamdan Receives 2019 Edvard Munch Art Award, artforum.com, 10 December 2019
–––, Art Industry News: Meet the Secretive Billionaire Brothers Who Got Swept Up in the Inigo Philbrick Art Scandal + Other Stories, news.artnet.com, 10 December 2019
–––, International Film Festival Rotterdam, e-flux.com, 20 December 2019
–––, Sharjah Art Foundation Announces Sprig 2020 Exhibitions And March Meeting, broadwayworld.com, 19 December 2019
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
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Gronlund, Melissa, Walls have ears: the cartography of sound, Canvas, May/June 2018, pp.116–123
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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.
Kherbek, William, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Earwitness Theatre Flash Art, Issue 323, November 2018 – January 2019.
Kufer, Katrina, Critics’ Picks Paris: Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Mor Charpentier, www.artforum.com, 14 May 2018.
McDermott, Emily, Critic’s Guide to Berlin Art Week, frieze.com, 26 September 2018.
Valinsky, Michael, The Politics of Sound in a Prison, hyperallergic.com, 16 March 2018.
Millar, Jeremy, Lawrence Abu Hamdan's 'Earwitness Theatre', art-agenda.com, 28 November 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
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---, 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.
McDermott, Emily, 33rd Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts and The Powerful Language of Satire, frieze.com, 6 September 2019
–––, How to spend 72 hours at the Venice Biennale, christies.com, 13 May 2019
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.
Future Fields Commission in Time-Based Media
Art Basel Parcours Projects by Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland
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