Larissa Sansour Nation Estate

Jerusalem born visual artist

 

“After 9/11 the Middle East started being portrayed as one entity as though all these different countries constitute one country”

Sansour studied Fine Art in Copenhagen, London and New York. Her work is interdisciplinary and is immersed in current political dialogue. Her unique style freely mixes video, photography, installation, the book form and the internet.

Sansour’s work has featured in the biennials of Istanbul, Busan and Liverpool. She has exhibited at venues such as Tate Modern, London; Brooklyn Museum, NYC; Centre Pompidou, Paris; LOOP, Seoul; Queen Sofia Museum, Madrid; Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark; House of World Cultures, Berlin; FACT, Liverpool, UK and MOCA, Hiroshima.

Shows in 2013 include her solo show at Lawrie Shabibi in Dubai, the MuCEM in Marseille, the Bluecoat in Liverpool, Harlem Studio Museum in New York, Whitebox in New York and the Turku Museum in Finland. Sansour is represented by Galerie Anne de Villepoix in Paris, Lawrie Shabibi in Dubai and Sabrina Amrani Gallery in Madrid. She lives and works in London and Copenhagen.

BASED IN: London, UK

LANGUAGES: English

LARISSA ON SCREEN

EXAMPLES OF WORK

A Space Exodus

Nation Estate

Bethlehem Bandolero