Iman Issa

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2017

Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise, New York

2012

Han Nefkenz Foundation MACBA Award for Contemporary Art, Barcelona

Abraaj Group Arts Prize, Dubai

2010

Platform Garanti CAC, Istanbul

Young Arab Theatre Fund Production Grant, Brussels

Air Antwerpen Residency, Antwerp

2009

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture Grant, Beirut

2005

Martin Birnbaum Fellowship Award, New York

Iman Issa, Self-Portrait (Self as Taha Hussein), 3d prints, epoxy, acrylic, paint, metal poles, text panel, 90 x 30 x 35.5 cm, 2020. Installation view, Iman Issa, Proxies, with a Life of Their Own, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck, 2020

Iman Issa, Self-Portrait (Self as Taha Hussein), 3d prints, epoxy, acrylic, paint, metal poles, text panel, 90 x 30 x 35.5 cm, 2020. Installation view, Iman Issa, Proxies, with a Life of Their Own, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck, 2020

Iman Issa, Self-Portrait (Self as Alenka Zupančič), 3d prints, epoxy, acrylic, paint, metal poles, text panel, 62 x 46.5 x 35.5 cm, 2020. Installation view, Iman Issa, Proxies, with a Life of Their Own, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck, 2020

Iman Issa, Self-Portrait (Self as Alenka Zupančič), 3d prints, epoxy, acrylic, paint, metal poles, text panel, 62 x 46.5 x 35.5 cm, 2020. Installation view, Iman Issa, Proxies, with a Life of Their Own, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck, 2020

Iman Issa, Masks for a Multiple-Role Actor, 3d prints, wood, steel, thread, metal wire, acrylic, epoxy, paint, text panel, 2020. Installation view, Iman Issa, Proxies, with a Life of Their Own, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck, 2020

Iman Issa, Masks for a Multiple-Role Actor, 3d prints, wood, steel, thread, metal wire, acrylic, epoxy, paint, text panel, 2020. Installation view, Iman Issa, Proxies, with a Life of Their Own, Taxispalais Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck, 2020

Iman Issa, Film-Set Prop of a Refining Facility, soil, plants, stone, steel, colour, text, 14.7 x 1.2 x 2 m, 2019. Installation view, Desert X, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Coachella Valley, 2019

Iman Issa, Film-Set Prop of a Refining Facility, soil, plants, stone, steel, colour, text, 14.7 x 1.2 x 2 m, 2019. Installation view, Desert X, Sunnylands Center & Gardens, Coachella Valley, 2019

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Unfinished Conversations: New Works from the Collection, MoMA, New York, 2017

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Unfinished Conversations: New Works from the Collection, MoMA, New York, 2017

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies #11, blackened wood, two painted white plinths, vinyl text, 195 x 160 cm, 2015

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies #11, blackened wood, two painted white plinths, vinyl text, 195 x 160 cm, 2015

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies #11, blackened wood, two painted white plinths, vinyl text, 195 x 160 cm, 2015

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies #11, blackened wood, two painted white plinths, vinyl text, 195 x 160 cm, 2015

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Preis der Nationalgalerie 2017, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Sharjah Biennial 12, Sharjah, UAE, 2015

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Sharjah Biennial 12, Sharjah, UAE, 2015

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Whitney Biennial 2019, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Iman Issa, Heritage Studies. Installation view, Whitney Biennial 2019, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Iman Issa, Common Elements, detail, fifty-four framed text panels, fourteen framed c-prints, five sculptures, five painted wooden plinths, 54 x 36 cm, 2013

Iman Issa, Common Elements, detail, fifty-four framed text panels, fourteen framed c-prints, five sculptures, five painted wooden plinths, 54 x 36 cm, 2013

Iman Issa, Common Elements, detail, fifty-four framed text panels, fourteen framed c-prints, five sculptures, five painted wooden plinths, 54 x 36 cm, 2013. Installation view, Material for 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Iman Issa, Common Elements, detail, fifty-four framed text panels, fourteen framed c-prints, five sculptures, five painted wooden plinths, 54 x 36 cm, 2013. Installation view, Material for 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Iman Issa, Material for a sculpture proposed as an alternative to a monument that has become an embarrassment to its people, two light blubs, dark walnut plywood table, vinyl text on wall, 2010

Iman Issa, Material for a sculpture proposed as an alternative to a monument that has become an embarrassment to its people, two light blubs, dark walnut plywood table, vinyl text on wall, 2010

Iman Issa, Material for a sculpture commemorating the life of a soldier who died defending his nation against intruding enemies, four painted wooden sculptures, painted wooden plinth, painted wooden shelf, blank book with four inserts, vinyl text on wall, 2012

Iman Issa, Material for a sculpture commemorating the life of a soldier who died defending his nation against intruding enemies, four painted wooden sculptures, painted wooden plinth, painted wooden shelf, blank book with four inserts, vinyl text on wall, 2012

Iman Issa, Material for a sculpture representing a bygone era of luxury and decadence, brass sculpture, painted wooden plinth, vinyl text on wall, 2012

Iman Issa, Material for a sculpture representing a bygone era of luxury and decadence, brass sculpture, painted wooden plinth, vinyl text on wall, 2012

Iman Issa, Colors, Lines, Numbers, Symbols, Shapes and Images, series of six framed posters, archival inkjet prints, each 68.5 x 48 cm, 2010

Iman Issa, Colors, Lines, Numbers, Symbols, Shapes and Images, series of six framed posters, archival inkjet prints, each 68.5 x 48 cm, 2010

Iman Issa, Labouring (study for 2012), mahogany sculpture, text panel under glass, white plinth, sculpture: 39.4 x Ø18 cm, plinth: 95.2 x Ø30 cm, 2012

Iman Issa, Labouring (study for 2012), mahogany sculpture, text panel under glass, white plinth, sculpture: 39.4 x Ø18 cm, plinth: 95.2 x Ø30 cm, 2012

Iman Issa, Installation view, Lexicon, Rodeo, London, 2015

Iman Issa, Installation view, Lexicon, Rodeo, London, 2015