Born in 1982 in Tangier, Morocco, Hamza Halloubi Across a wide range of media, including video, photography, sculpture, and installation.
Exploring the relationship between the individual and the faculty of knowledge. He aims at a representation of alternative ideas of identity and culture by disrupting the dogmas of what is defined and established in culture. He comprises quotes in order to discuss issues such as institution, exile, solitude, and melancholy. Instead of direct perspectives he is interested in gestures and attitudes that upset the established order.
Halloubi attended LA CAMBRE Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuels de Bruxelles. His work was the subject of solo exhibition at The Monty "Modest Expectations", Antwerp (2011). He has participated in a number of group exhibitions, including IMAGINE BEING HERE NOW The 6th Momentum Biennial, Moss, Norway (2011), Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2011), FotoTageTrier 2010 “LEBEN elementar”, Trier, Germany (2010), 4th Cairo Video Festival, Goethe Institute, Egypt(2010), BAD MOON RISING 3, Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis, MO, USA (2010), the 1st International Roaming Biennial of Tehran 1st station: Istanbul, Turkey(2008)
The artist lives and works in Brussels, Ghent and Tangier.
Portrait of the Artist. Works and References - HISK Laureates 2013 Exhibition