Faisal Abdu’Allah

Faisal_Abdu’AllahThe work of Faisal Abdu’Allah repositions ideologies relating to representation and memory through the interface of photography, printmaking, moving images and performance. Since his acclaimed graduation show at the Royal College of Art he has exhibited extensively in the UK and internationally, including shows at Tate Modern, National Portrait Gallery and 55th Venice Biennale.Abdu’Allah has been the recipient of numerous prizes, including the 2012 Mayors prize for sustainability for his film ‘Double Pendulum’, Decibel Visual Artist Award and First Prize at the Tallinn Print Triennial.

In 2010 he was the visiting professor and artist in residence at Stanford University, California, in 2012 he completed his PhD at the University of East London. He has featured in ‘The Fade’, directed by Andy Mundy-Castle, starring Pharell Williams of the Neptune, Joe Budden and Jay Sean. In 2014 he unveiled his third major public art project on the facia of the new Village School in London (for kids with disabilities) and is currently working on a public art project for Edinburgh Printmakers, Scotland.Abdu’Allah is represented by Magnolia Editions, California, USA and Autograph ABP, London, and is currently an assistant professor in the art department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

 

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