First solo exhibition of the Iraqi-Kurdish artist in Germany. Zilberman Gallery Berlin, 14 January - 25 February 2017. Curator: Nat Muller.Jan 2017
Title: Archaic. Commissioner: Ruya Foundation. Curators: Tamara Chalabi and Paolo Colombo. Works by eight Iraqi artists, and Francis Alÿs.Dec 2016
The artist about her work exploring photography, sculpture, language and identity. Her photo project Shadows and group exhibition Languitecture at the P21 Gallery, London, until 30 October 2016.Oct 2016
The Arnold-Bode-Prize 2016 of documenta-City Kassel goes to Hiwa K, who was born in Iraq in 1975, and lives in Berlin.Jun 2016
The Pavilion of Iraq at the Venice Biennale 2015 is on view at S.M.A.K. Ghent from 28 May to 4 Sept. 2016. Introduction of curator Philippe Van Cauteren and photos of the exhibition in Venice.Jun 2016
The invisible enemy should not exist. Exhibition at Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, 30 April - 30 July 2016. Text by Gauthier Lesturgie and images of the project, ongoing since 2007.May 2016
Initiative by Cimetta Fund and Iraq's Ministry of Culture to favour artistic exchanges in the Euro-Arab region. Deadline for appplications: 31 May 2016May 2016
Considering how the unusual, eventful history of Al-Ani’s archive and photographic practice bears an essential and yet paradoxical witness to the recent history of Iraq.
By Catherine David
The project looks at monuments, (by) architects, (for) governments, and ideals' tensional relationship to ideologies in times of shifting states. Exhibited at the 56th Venice Biennale 2015.Jun 2015
About the work of the artist in relation to his Iraqi-Kurdish origin. With photos of his installation at the 56th Venice Biennale 2015 and earlier works.
By Lutz Becker