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Born in Beirut in 1952, to Palestinian parents, artist Mona Hatoum settled in London in 1975. Her poetic and political work is realised in a diverse and often unconventional range
of media, including installation, sculpture, video, photography and works on paper. Hatoum has participated in numerous prestigious exhibitions including Venice Biennale (1995 and 2005) and Documenta (2002 and 2017).
Recent solo exhibitions include a survey at the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2015) that toured to Tate Modern, London (2016) and Kiasma, Helsinki (2016-17). She has a long list of international awards including the 10th Hiroshima Art Prize (2017), the Praemium Imperiale (2019) and Julio González Prize (2020).
Image: Gabby Laurent