Biography

Rayyane Tabet's work explores the relationship between history and the built environment. His multi-faceted installations often reconstitute the perception of physical and temporal distance.

His solo exhibitions include BRUCHSTŰCKE/FRAGMENTS, Kunstverein in Hamburg (2017); KOPF HOCH! MUT HOCH! UND HUMOR HOCH! [HEAD UP! CHIN UP! AND KEEP SMILING!], daadgalerie, Berlin (2017); Ah, my beautiful Venus!, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam (2017); La Mano De Dios, Museo Marino Marini, Florence (2016) and Here Today Gone Tomorrow, Trouw Amsterdam (2014). Among his group exhibitions are Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017); Waiting. Between power and possibility, Kunsthalle Hamburg (2017); 15th Istanbul Biennial (2017); Marrakech Biennale 6 (2016); Sharjah Biennial 12 (2015); This Is the Time; This Is the Record of the Time, the Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam (2014); Un Nouveau Festival, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2014); HIWAR: Conversations in Amman, Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordan (2013); The Future Generation Art Prize, 55th Venice Biennale (2013); The Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev (2012); The Ungovernables, the New Museum, New York (2012); Sharjah Biennial 10 (2011) and Art Now in Lebanon, Darat Al Funun, Amman (2008).

He was the recipient of the Abraaj Group Art Prize in 2013, the jury prize of the Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev in 2012 and the Sharjah Biennial Artist Prize in 2011.

He received a B. Arch from The Cooper Union College in New York and an MFA from the University of California in San Diego.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 10, 12 and 13 and March Meeting 2014.