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 Ahmad Mallah (1990) He/They

 

Palestinian Artist                                               

Place of birth: Damascus, Syria                      Nationality: Dutch citizenship

Contact: https://artahmadmallah.com/         Instagram: @artahmadmallah

 

Education

BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS AKV|St. Joost | 2016 - 2020. Breda NL 

Exchange program Art & Interaction Avans hogeschool 2019, Breda NL

BACHELOR in Medicine University of Damascus | 2007 - 2013. Damascus, Syria

 

Awards and Grants

. The Royal Award for Modern Painting , Second round selection 2024

. AFK- Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst, My first application- project subsidy “A New Era” 2023 

. Successful crowdfunding, Voor de Kunst- solo exhibition" what a shit show" supported by Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and the Municipality of Amersfoort , 2023 

. Mondriaan Fonds, Stipendium for Emerging Artists, May 2022-May 2023 

. Project Subsidy, Province Utrecht. Group exhibition "I see you- I hear you" curated by Ahmad Mallah, de Ploegh Amersfoort, 2022  

. Business Art Award, Second round selection 2022

. Galatea Art Prize , Nomination 2022

. Galatea Art Prize , Nomination 2021

 

Exhibitions (selection)

Upcoming & Current:

. Group-exhibition, Gaza- A moment of becoming, Qattan foundation, March- June 2024 Ramallah, PS

. Group- exhibition, Through the window, June 2024, Online exhibition

. Group- exhibition, Gallery Launch, 15 June- 10 july 2024, Zema Gallery, Barcelona, ES

. Group- exhibition, Story line, 4 July- 11 Aug 2024, De Ploegh, Amersfoort NL

. Group- exhibition, Rebel Images, 12 July- 15 Aug 2024, Zema Gallery, Barcelona, ES 

Past:

Solo and Duo exhibition:

. (Solo)- exhibition, ‘A New Era’ 12 April- 19 May 2024, Madé van Krimpen Gallery, Amsterdam NL 

. (Duo)- exhibition, with Rebecca Lillich ‘Love Letters’ 14 Feb- 27 March 24, Pexpo, Amsterdam NL

. (Solo)- exhibition on the Facade of Paradiso, Jan 24, Amsterdam NL

. (Solo)- exhibition, ‘Protest’ No Limits! Art Castle, Sexyland World 8 dec- 28 jan 2024, Amsterdam NL

. (Solo)- Presentation at the gallery window, organised by Galatea foundation at Kuub Art Gallery, 22 Sep- 20 Oct 2023, Utrecht NL

. (Solo)-exhibition, “What a shit show” 24-30 April 2023, De Ploegh, Amersfoort NL

. (Solo)- exhibition, "Rituals of the Siege" Rijks hemelvaart dienst 17 June 2022, Amsterdam NL.

. (Solo)-exhibition, "The Basement" Exbunker Nov 2021, Utrecht NL

 Group exhibitions:

 . Group-exhibition, Prospects-Mondriaan fonds, Art Rotterdam 1-4 Feb 24, Rotterdam NL

. Manifestation #35: Zonder gelijkheid, Geen Vrede. Buro Stedelijk in collaboration with Sexyland World Nov 2023

. Group-exhibition, IJ Kunst Collectief , March 2024, NDSM Fuse, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, "Vrijheid" Kunstuitleen Alkmaar, 24 Sep- 19 Nov 2023, Alkmaar NL

. Group-exhibition, "Unfair" art fair, 16-19 Nov 2023, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, ZomerSalon Royaal , 22 July- 26 August 2023, CBK zuidoost Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, "Verlangen naar vrijheid" May- June 2023, Johanneskerk, Amersfoort NL

. Group-exhibition, "Springboard Art Fair" 8- 11 June 2023, Werkspoorkathedraal, Utrecht NL

. Group-exhibition, "Migrations and The Shifting Borders Exhibition" 26 January - 16 February 2023, LoosenArt Gallery, Rome IT

. Group-exhibition, "I see you- I hear you" 8 Dec 2022- 15 Jan 2023, De Ploegh, Amersfoort NL

. Group-exhibition, "Birds of Paradise" 25 Sep 2022- 29 Jan 2023, MartiniPlaza, Groningen NL

. Group-exhibition, "Present" za 19 nov- zo 25 dec. 2022 Kunstliefde, Utrecht NL

. Group- exhibition, Hybrid Dialougues Nov 2022. Punt WG, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, "New Art MANIA" 10 Nov- 10 Dec 2022, De Meerse, Hoofddorp NL

. Group-exhibition, "Unblock Tomorrow" 8 Sep- 19 Nov 2022, CBKZO, Amsterdam NL

. Group- exhibition, New members expo, De Ploegh 4 Aug- 11 Sep, Amersfoort NL

. Group-exhibition,Art fair, Art Nordic 24-26 June 2022, Copenhagen DK

. Group-exhibition, "Tot Slot-Vrijheid" Slot Zeist 13 May- 26 June 2022, Zeist NL

. Group-exhibition, Kunstliefde 7- 29 May 2022, Utrecht NL

. Group-exhibition, "Short Movie Sunday" in Volks Hotel March 2022, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, "House Peace" in Hotel Mokum Nov 2021, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, "The Platform" club atelier Nov 2021, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition,"Nieuw land, Nieuw huis" 14 October-7 Nov 2021, Landhuis oud . Amelisweerd Museum NL

. Group-exhibition, "Jouw stad, jouw toekomst" 2021, de kerkstraat, Dordrecht NL

. Group-exhibition, "Decolonizing Realities" 2021 in Cinetol, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, "ALL INN" in Het Hem 2021, Zaandam NL

. Group-exhibition, The Graduation show "If we propose you are invited" 2020, Backer en Rueb, Breda NL

. Group-exhibition, Why Lie 2020, Chasse, Breda NL

. Group-exhibition, SDL the Art Fair 2020, De Kromhouthal, Amsterdam NL

. Group-exhibition, "Alle neuzen dezelfde kant op" Electron 2020, Breda NL

. Group-exhibition, "Shift" De Fabriek 2020, Eindhoven NL

. Group-exhibition, Fusion Festival 2019, Lärz DE

. Group-exhibition, TAC 2019, Eindhoven NL

 

Performance

Upcoming: 

. Rituals of the siege- Live performance 13/14 Sep 2024 for the opening of a group show at Lely Broedplaats, Amsterdam NL

.The Ladder- Live Performance with Rebecca Lillich/Krüger 13 June 2024 Schunck Museum, Heerlen NL

.The Ladder- Live Performance with Rebecca Lillich/Krüger 28 June 2024 Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam NL

Past:

 .The Ladder- Live Performance with Rebecca Lillich/Krüger 8 June2024 Oerol Festival, Terschelling NL

 .The Ladder- Live Performance with Rebecca Lillich/Krüger 1-4 Feb 2024 Prospects- Mondriaan Fonds, Art Rotterdam NL

. Rituals of the siege- Live performance 18 Jan 2024 Envisioning Free Space at Kanal40, Amsterdam NL

. Rituals of the siege- Live performance at the opening of my solo exhibition "Protest" No Limits Art Castle 8 dec 2023, Sexyland World, Amsterdam NL

. Rituals of the siege- Live performance at the opening of my solo exhibition "Rituals of the siege" 17 June 2022, Rijks Hemelvaart Dienst, Amsterdam NL

. The Basement- Live performance at the opening of my solo exhibition "The Basement" 20 Nov 2021, Exbunker, Utrecht NL

. Break the walls- Live performance, opening of a group show "Shift" 17 Jan 2020, De Fabriek, Eindhoven NL

. You are invited to heal-Durational performance and immersive installation 23 Jan 2019, TAK, Eindhoven NL

 

Art in Residency

. Arthouse Holland, A week residency. Collaboration with artist Rebecca Lillich, July 2023, Leiderdorp NL

. Arthouse Holland, Septembe, October and November 2022, Leiderdorp NL

. Rijks Hemelvaart Dienst, April, May and June 2022, Amsterdam NL

. De Fabriek January 2020 , Eindhoven NL

 

Sales and collections

 . AkzoNobel Art Foundation

. Princess Beatrix

. CBK Zuidoost Amsterdam

. Kunst Uitleen Alkmaar

 +/- 70 artworks internationally sold to private collectors in the Netherlands, Belgium, Denmark, Portugal, France, Luxemburg, Switzerland, Spain, Italy, Slovenia, Germany, USA and Dubai.

 

Experiences

 . Workshop- guest artist, 4 March 2023, artBRUUT, inloophuis Makom. Amsterdam NL

. Screening of my graduation film "Stateless" , University of Amsterdam, Antropology departement with a presentation and Q&A. 3 March 2022. Amsterdam NL

 

 Curator work

 . Curator for the exhibition "I see you- I hear you" 8 Dec 2022- 15 Jan 2023 in De Ploegh art Gallery, Amersfoort Nl