Lawrence Abu Hamdan is an artist, private ear and currently a fellow at the Vera List center for Art and politics at the New School, NYC. He is based in Beirut, and his projects have taken the form of audiovisual installations, performances, graphic works, photography, Islamic sermons, cassette tape compositions, potato chip packets, essays and lectures.
The artist’s forensic audio investigations are conducted as part of his research for Forensic Architecture at Goldsmiths College London where he is also a PhD candidate, they have been submitted as evidence in the UK immigration and asylum tribunal and most recently was part the campaign for Defense for Children International.
SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
Earshot. Portikus Frankfurt, DE
تقيه (taqiyya). Kunsthalle St. Gallen, CH
Tape Echo. Beirut in Cairo and Van AbbeMuseum, Eindhoven, NL
The Freedom Of Speech Itself. Showroom, London, UK
The Whole Truth. Casco, Utrecht, NL
GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)
The New Museum Triennial. New Museum, New York, USA