Mounir Fatmi


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mounir fatmi features on the Pensacola Museum of Art’s latest group exhibition

mounir fatmi is one of a dynamic roster of national and international artists included on the traveling group exhibition, Cut Up/Cut Out, currently hosted by the Pensacola Museum of Art in Florida (2 March – 17 June). In showcasing various artworks in both 2D and 3D format, the exhibition explores the many methods of decorative piercing and cutting in contemporary art practice and how artists have extended these methods to a variety of both conventional and alternative media.

mounir fatmi participates on a group show at the Von der Heydt Kunsthalle in Germany

mounir fatmi is one of seven international artists contributing towards the Von der Heydt Kunsthalle’s group exhibition, Systems of demarcation, in Wuppertal, Germany (25 February – 6 May). The exhibition features artworks that utilise different media to investigate the complex of topics of migration, colonisation, exclusion and identity within the transnational landscape of the contemporary world.

mounir fatmi on urbanism and architecture biennial in China

mounir fatmi participates in the Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism and Architecture in Nantou Old Town in Shenzhen, China (15 December – 17 March). Under the theme of “Cities, Grow in Difference”, the biennial emphasises the multiplicity of identities and perspectivesin a diverse society. Drawing from the analogy of the city as “the Jungle of Growth”, the curatorial team of the biennial intend for the visual conversation created at the event to explore ideas of differences, hybridity and resistance. The exhibitions are spread across various locations – public parks and squares, residences and industrial buildings – in Nantou Old Town. Featuring works that constitute subtle urban interventions, which infiltrate into one’s daily life and encourage unexpected encounters and discoveries, the exhibition responds to what George Brecht once said, “[t]he most important things are the insignificant ones happening in the street”.

mounir fatmi and Gabrielle Goliath at the 11th African Biennale of Photography

fatmi and Goliath have been selected to participate in the 11th edition of the African Biennale of Photography in Bamako, Mali (2 December – 31 January). Taking place at the Musée National du Mali, the biennale is aimed at promoting the various trends in contemporary photography and video in Africa through creating and establishing international exchanges between artists, the public, curators, the media and international collectors.

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  • Solo exhibitions

    mounir fatmi / Fragmented Memory / 2017

    mounir fatmi / Suspect Language / 2012

    Group exhibitions

    the silences between / 2017

    New Revolutions: Goodman Gallery at 50

    Edge of Silence / 2015

    Other People's Memories / 2015

    Surfacing / 2014

    In Context / 2010

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  • Press for Mounir Fatmi

    mounir fatmi / / June 2017

    Morocco’s Anti-Colonial 'Moon King' Lives by Alice McCool (1.4 MB)

    mounir fatmi / The National / April 2017

    Lessons of history come full circle by Anna Seaman (1.7 MB)

    mounir fatmi / Gulf News / April 2017

    Learning from the past by Jyoti KalsiSpecial (260.1 KB)

    mounir fatmi / PETRIe / April 2016

    The Art of mounir fatmi by Elena Stanciu (1.2 MB)

    mounir fatmi / / April 2016

    Myrna Ayad, Critic's Pick, Artforum (96.5 KB)

    mounir fatmi / Art Radar / November 2015

    Fragility and the machine by Lisa Pollman (2.6 MB)

    Mounir Fatmi / La Gazelle / Habib Bourguiba / January - March 2014

    Mounir Fatmi: L'art de la reconstruction (973 KB)

    mounir fatmi / Millennium Film Journal / No. 54

    My Father Has Lost His Teeth by mounir fatmi (3 MB)

    mounir fatmi / Millennium Film Journal / No. 53

    mounir fatmi's Abstracting Winds by Laura U. Marks (3.3 MB)

    mounir fatmi / Drome Magazine No. 19 / Spring-Summer 2011

    One More Minute of Sun by Barbara Polla (6.1 MB)

    mounir fatmi / Art Absolument

    Les Transformations Fondamentales by Pierre-Olivier Rollin (5.2 MB)

    Dak'Art 2010 / Nafas Art Magazine / May 2010

    Dak'Art 2010: Looking back, facing forward? by J. Bouwhuis & K. Winking (217.8 KB)

    Mounir Fatmi / Whitehot Magazine / New York / 16 January 2010

    Mounir Fatmi at Galerie Hussenot by Blaire Dessent (610 KB)

    A grassy, rectangular church / Art South Africa / Winter 2010

    A grassy, rectangular church by James Sey (2.7 MB)