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Majd Alloush is a Syrian artist whose work spans multiple disciplines including printmaking, sculpture, photography, moving image, installation and performance. His creative practice challenges the notion of borders in concept, content, and medium, by exploring geopolitics, and social and environmental issues such as the ramifications of war and displacement. Alloush strategically creates work wherein multiple interpretations are possible, requiring the viewer’s own worldview to inform the meaning. His work is situated within contemporary hybrid practice, at the intersection of traditional processes and innovative methodology. Alloush holds a BFA from the University of Sharjah, Class of 2018, and is currently pursuing his MFA in Art and Media at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Selected Exhibitions 

35th Annual Exhibition - Sharjah Art Museum, UAE 2018

Exit 13 - University Of Sharjah, UAE 2018

Exit 13 Extension - Barjeel Art Foundation, UAE 2018

Kunst Im Dialogue - Stitching White Cube, Germany 2018

Vantage Point Sharjah - Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE 2018

RENT'S DUE - North Street, UK 2018

31th Festival Les Instants Video - France 2018 

Sculpture Network: Start '19 - American University In Dubai - UAE 2019

Vantage Point Sharjah - Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE 2019

Intimaa - UAE Unlimited, NYU Abu Dhabi, UAE 2020

Past Continuous: Sumac Space; Online Exhibition 2020

Ras Al Khaimah Fine Arts Festival - Ras Al Khaimah, UAE 2020

Made In The Emirates? - ENGAGE 101, Sotheby's, UAE 2021

Imagine Science Film Festival - New York, USA 2021

Antimatter [media art] - Victoria, BC, Canada 2021

Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival 24th Edition - Sharjah Art Museum, UAE 2021

Pressure - ENGAGE 101, Bait Al Mamzar Dubai, UAE 2021

Abu Dhabi Art - NYUAD Booth, UAE 2021

Middle East Studies Association Film Fest - Colorado, USA 2021

UAE Unlimited Retrospective - Al Serkal Avenue, UAE 2022

The Quest - Aisha Al Abbar Gallery, Dubai, UAE

nanofest 2022 - Melbourne, Australia 2022

Calculating Chaos, SGC Portfolio Exchange - Rawaq Gallery, University of Sharjah 2022

Calculating Chaos, SGC Portfolio Exchange - University of Wisconsin, USA 2022

Calculating Chaos, SGC Portfolio Exchange - Bucknell University, USA 2022 

In Process, In Progress - NYUAD MFA Year One Exhibition, Warehouse 421, UAE 2022

Beyond: Emerging Artist 2022 - Abu Dhabi Art 2022, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi

CineMAS 4th edition - Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi 2022

Wandering the sea - Etihad Museum, UAE 2023

2D multiples - Bayt AlMamzar, Dubai 

Athens International Film and Video Festival - Ohio, USA

Synthesis - 421, Abu Dhabi 2023

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