Lawrence Abu Hamdan
London based artist Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s recent solo shows include The Freedom Of Speech Itself (2012) at Showroom, London, The Whole Truth (2012) at Casco, Utrecht and most recently Tape Echo (2013) at Beirut in Cairo. His works have been part of exhibitions at Tate Modern, M HKA Ant- werp, Van Abbe, Eindhoven and Lisa Cooley, New York. Additionally Abu Hamdan’s ongoing project Aural Contract has been recently presented at HKW, Berlin (2014), Arnolfini, Bristol (2013), The Taipei Biennial (2012) and as part of his residency at Iaspis, Stockholm (2013) . Abu Hamdan is one of the four artists comprising the group Model Court whose first major solo presentation was Resolution 978HD at Gasworks, London (2013). His hybridized practice means that he has written for various publications such as Cabinet Magazine and the 10th Sharjah Biennial and has curated events for Batroun Projects, Lebanon (2011- current) and at the Reitveld Academies' Studium Generale ( 2014 ). Abu Hamdan is a part of the research team for Forensic Architecture at Goldsmiths College where he is also a PhD candidate and lecturer.