Hamza Halloubi Biography








2012  - 14

HISK, Higher Institute for Fine Arts, Ghent, BE


2004 - 10

Master in Visual Arts. ENSAV la Cambre, Brussels, BE






Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, NL




Selected Solo Exhibitions



You’re your country’s lost property with no office to claim you back!  Tegenboschvanvreden Gallery, Amsterdam



‘You left me my lips, and they shape words, even in silence’, ARGOS centre for audiovisual arts, Brussels, BE



Affiliations, De Pont museum, Tilburg, NL

«Seuls mes yeux resteront pour surveiller et hanter, et changer vos rêves en chaos» Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL



Le degré zéro de la performance, L’appartement 22, Rabat, MO. Curator

Abdellah Karroum



How Far is Far? Museo Hermann Nitsch, Naples, IT. Curator Alessandra Troncone

Continuing, with, c-o-m-p-o-s-i-t-e, Brussels, BE



Travelling,  A Tale Of A Tub, Rotterdam, NL. Curators Nathanja van Dijk, Suzanne Wallinga, Carolyn Drake



Passage, Museum De Pont, Tilburg, NL. Curator Maria Schnyder



Remake, c-o-m-p-o-s-i-t-e, Brussels, BE

Appear, KIOSK, Ghent, BE. Curator, Wim Waelput

Hamza Halloubi, La CENTRALE, Brussels, BE



Nature Morte, BOZAR- Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, BE



C'est le commencement qui est le pire, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen,

Brussels, BE



Modest Expectations, Monty ABN, Antwerp, BE




Selected group Exhibitions and Screenings



WALK! Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, DE. Curators Dr. Fiona Hesse and Matthias Ulrich



The Constant Glitch, M - Museum Leuven, BE



L'Heure Bleue, Gallery Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, BE



THE HISK CONNECTION | KANAL — Centre Pompidou, Brussels, BE. Curator Antony Hudek

The Collection (1), Highlights for a Future, S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE



Eating Each Other - Kunsthal Extra City, Antwerp, BE. Curator Michiel Vandevelde

Revolutionize, Mystetskyi Arsenal, Kyiv, UA. Curator  Nathanja van Dijk

Double Feature, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, DE. Curator Viktoria Draganova



“Neither.”, Mendes Wood DM, Brussels, BE. Curator Fernanda Brenner

ReView, De Pont at 25, De Pont Museum, Tilburg, NL

Private Choices | Centrale For Contemporary Art, Brussels, BE



In the Belly of the Whale - Witte de With, Rotterdam, NL. Curators: Natasha Hoare, Adam Kleinman

Investigations Into the Uncanny - Willem Twee Kunstruimte, 's Hertogenbosch, NL. Curator Philippe van Cauteren

MAC International 2016, Belfast, IE

Rijksakademie Open, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL

From the collection, S.M.A.K., Ghent, BE

Close-Up, EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, NL

Every Letter is A Loveletter, Tallinn Art Hall, EE. Curator Marge Monko

Merchant of Dreams, Brandts, Odense, DK. Curator Christian Skovbjerg Jensen

Early Spring, Galerie tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam, NL



The Migrant (Moving) Image, A Tale Of A Tub, Rotterdam, NL. Curator  Nathanja van Dijk

Rijksakademie Open, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, NL

5rd Thessaloniki Biennial, Thessaloniki, GR. Curator Katerina Gregos

Young Belgian Art Prize, BOZAR, Brussels, BE

Zbigniew Rogalksi -Hamza Halloubi, Galerie AKINCI, Amsterdam, NL



A House of Several Stories, Signal, Malmö, SE

Passages, Galerie AKINCI, Amsterdam, NL

Marrakech Biennale 5, Where are we now? Marrakech, NO. Curator Hicham Khalidi

The Rencontres Internationales, Gaîté Lyrique, Paris, FR

Nass Belgica, Botanique, Brussels, BE



Portrait of the Artist. Works and References, HISK, Ghent, BE. Curator Katerina Gregos

Open studios, HISK, Ghent, Belgium



Mechelen City Theater , Mechelen, BE

WATOU Kunstenfestival 2012, Watou, BE

Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, DE

Open studios, HISK, Ghent, BE



IMAGINE BEING HERE NOW The 6th Momentum Biennial, Moss, NO. Curators Aura Seikkula, Christian Skovbjerg Jensen , Marianne Zamecznik, Markús Thór Andrésson , Theodor Ringborg

Rencontres Internationales, Centre Pompidou, Paris



FotoTageTrier 2010 “LEBEN elementar”, Trier, DE

4th Cairo Video Festival, Goethe Institute, EG

Eattopia - Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong Gah Museum, Taipei, TW

BAD MOON RISING 3 Curator Jan van Woensel, Boots Contemporary Art Space (St. Louis, MO), USA



Public Collections


De Pont Museum, Tilburg, NL

Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, BE

M - Museum Leuven, BE



Awards and Grants


2016 MAC International, Belfast, Ireland (Nomination)

2015 Young Belgian Art Prize, Brussels, Belgium (Nomination)

2015 Development grant from the Flemish Government, Ministry of Culture

2014 Development grant from the Flemish Government, Ministry of Culture

2012 "Arts Libre"Award , Brussels, Belgium

2012 Grant from the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles, Belgium

2011 Art'Contest 2011, prize Fondation Henri Servais, Brussels, Belgium

2010 Award of Gouvernement de la Communauté française, Belgium




2019 -Visitor at ERG Saint-Luc - School of Graphic Research, Brussels, Belguim

2017  Visitor at the Master Artistic Research in The Hague

2016  Visiting Lecturer at HISK – Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten, Ghent, Belguim

2012  Visitor at Isba Beaux Arts de Besançon, Petit Kursaal, Besançon, France



Selected Artist Talk


2016  A Tale Of A Tub, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

2016 EYE Filmmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2012 Commencements, Isba Beaux Arts de Besançon, Petit Kursaal, Besançon, France



Publications and Exhibition Catalogues

2019 Neither, Olivier Basciano (Ed.)Publisher: BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE and Mendes Wood DM

2014 WHERE ARE WE NOW? 5th Marrakech Biennale edited by Hicham Khalidi and Amanda Sarroff

2013 Hamza Halloubi, Woluculture, Bruxelles

2013 Portrait of the Artist. Works and References, edited by Katerina Gregos, HISK, Gent, Belgium

2013 On Making Manifest, edited by Roel Arkesteij, HISK, Gent, Belgium

2012 WATOU Kunstenfestival, Watou, Begium

2011 The 6th Momentum Biennial Reminder. Imagine Being Here Now, Publisher Mousse

2010 Eattopia, Taiwan International Video Art Exhibition, Hong Gah Museum, Taiwan




Selected Press


Hamza Halloubi Tussen registreren en regisseren, Yasmijn Jarram, Metropolism M, 10 September 2015

la forme et le monde, Colette Dubois, H art Magazin 16.07.2015

Halloubi questionne Morandi, Roger-Pierre Turine, La Libre Belgique 10/04/15

En modell för trevande samtal by Thomas Millroth, Sydsvenskan, 12 december 2014

Passages. Alles stroomt, blijft stromen. By Maria Barnas, Groene Amsterdamer, 17 September 2014

Marrakech Biennale 5 by Kimberly Bradley, ArtReview Asia Spring & Summer 2014

Halloubi au-delà de la mémoire, Roger-Pierre Turine, La Libre Belgique16 May 2014

Rana Hamadeh & Hamza Halloubi in KIOSK in Gent, Persoonlijke herinneringen worden universeel, Isabelle De Baets, H art Magazin #123, 2014

KIOSK: Hamza Halloubi & Rana Hamadeh, Zone09.be , Katrien Brys, 02/16/2014

D'ici et d'ailleurs, Estelle Spoto, Agenda Magazine, 27/ 2/ 2014

La semaine de Hamza Halloubi, Agenda Magazine, 14 November 2013

Portrait of the Artist. Works and References, H art Magazin #119, 2013

Hamza Halloubi: nouveaux points d’orgue, Roger Pierre Turine, La Libre Belgique 20 November 2013

Artist page, H art Magazin #117, 2013

Nature Morte, DE MORGEN, 27 August 2013

Le prix “Arts Libre” à Hamza Halloubi, La libre Belgique,  21 June 2012

Portrait de Hamza Halloubi, Roger Pierre Turine, La libre Belgique,  2 March 2012

Passages, l’art même n°56, 3e Trimestre 2012