Exhibitions

SOLO SHOWS

 

2014

 

Wetiko Cowboys & Indigenes Rose Issa Projects London

 

2012

 

Cairo Year One” Mosaic Rooms in association with Rose Issa Projects, London

“Anachrony” Safarkhan Gallery, Cairo

 

2011

 

“Anachrony” IF gallery paris

 

2010

 

Metanoia” Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

 

2009


Metanoia”, Parco Horcynus Orca, Messina, Italy

“Escaton”, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

 

2007

 

Palimpsest”, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

“Retrospective”, The Sultan Gallery, Kuwait


2006


Ashoura”, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

Artmenparis, Paris

 

2005


Apotheosis”, Karim Francis Gallery, Cairo

 

2004


Metamorphosis”, Espace SD, Beirut

 

2001


Portraits” Hanager Art Center, Cairo

“Mitigation”, Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

 

“Cherchez L’erreur” Institute Des Cultures d’Islam Paris

“Crisis In History” Tolhuistuin cultural center Amsterdam

“Intimate Transgressions” Whitebox New York

 

2014

 

“Power! Photos! Freedom!” CAN, Luxembourg

“View from Inside”, presented by Houston Center for Photography (HCP)

“Open Your Eyes" FotoFest International at Houston Center for Photography

The Infinity The Singapore International Photography Festival

The King's Peace | Realism and War   Edinburgh Art Festival 2014

An Ocean of Possibilities  Noorderlicht International Photo Festival 2014

 

Arab Contemporary architecture & Identity Louisiana museum of Modern art Denmark

 

2013


"She who tells a story" Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

“'Power! Photos! Freedom!'” FotoMuseum, Antwerp

 

2012-13

 

“Light From the Middle East”, Victoria & Albert Museum, London

 

2012

 

“Suwar: Pictorial Representations from the Arab world”, Rose Issa Projects, London

“Re-Orientations II”, Rose Issa Projects, London
“Le Printemps de Septembre: History is Mine”, Toulouse, France

“PhotoMed 2012”, Sanary sur Mer, France

“Anachrony”, Syra Arts at the Washington Design Center, Washington DC

“The Changing Room: Arab Reflections of Praxis and Times”, The Underground Gallery, London and Turin, Italy

“Egyptian Art Today”, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

“Traits d’Union”, The Venue, Lebanon (touring exhibition: France, Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen)

“Metanoia”, Video Oddo Bank, Paris and Nahatat Contemporary Art, Cairo

“Shots”, Galerie Albert Benamou, Paris

“Proche”, Galerie Albert Benamou, Paris

“She Sees Her Self”, Gallerie Satore, Paris

“The Julia Margaret Cameron Award Exhibition”, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires

“Paradox-on”, European Union House of Delegation, Cairo

She Views Herself  Salon Paul Ricard Paris collective

Metanoia  I Am Not There CIC, collective

 

2011

 

“Uncanny: Surreal Photography”, Photoplace Gallery, Middlebury, Vermont

“Images from the Egyptian Revolution”, The French Institute, Cairo

“Metanoia: Freedom To Create”, Cape Town

“Escaton”,  Mois de L’image, Dieppe, France

“The Changing Room”, Galleria Metro Quadro, Rivoli,Turin, Italy

“Rencontres de Bamako Biennale”, Mali and Traits d’Union, Paris

“L’Art Contemporain Arabe”, Villa Emerie, Paris

“Dress Code”, Art Sawa Gallery, Dubai

“Renditions” Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, UAE

Arab Changing Room, Torino, Italy,

Un an Deja Imane Fares Gallery, Paris

 

2010

 

“Metamorphosis, Land of the Hyperreal”, Havana, Cuba

Photo Biennale Thessaloniki, Greece

“Ashoura: Act of Faith”, Abdijdmuseum Ten Duinen, Koksijde, Belgium

 

2009

 

“Il Corpus Homanus”, Al Masar Gallery, Cairo

“Metamorphosis X”, Biennial Cuenca, Ecuador

Photoquai, Museum de Quai Branly, Paris

“Arab World Views”, Casa Arabe, Madrid

“The Blow Out”, The Empty Quarter Gallery, Dubai

 

2008

 

Athens Photo Festival Greece

“Places and Manners of Worship”, Museum of Byzantine Culture, Thessaloniki

 

2007

 

“Act of Faith”, Der aa-kerk, Groningen, The Netherlands

 

2003

 

“Cairo Modern Art “,Fortis Circus Theater, Netherlands

 

2002

 

Photo Cairo Townhouse Gallery, Cairo

 

AWARDS

 

Julia Margaret Cameron Award 2012 Honourable mention, Freedom to Create 2011, First prize – commended

The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards 2011 First prize

Jacob Riis Award 2010 Runner-up

The Invisible World Portfolio Selection 2010 Finalist – honourable mention

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

"Cairo, Texas - a Photographer's diary" edited by katia haddian (Rose Issa Publications 2014)

“ An Ocean Of Possibilities” (Noorderlicht Publishing 2014)

View from the inside: contemporary Arab Phtography Video and Mixed media Art Fotofest houton Texas (Schilt Publishing 2014)

Arab Contemporary architecture & Identity edited by Michael Juul Holm and Mette Marie Kallehauge (Louisiana museum of Modern art Denmark and contributers 2014) printed by Rosendahls

She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World, by Kristen Gresh. Foreword by Michket Krifa (MFA Publications, 2014)

Haut Africa People Photography And Fashion Lannoo Publishers 2014

Cairo Year One, edited by Rose Issa (Al Qattan Foundation & Rose Issa Projects, 2012)

Arab Photography Now, edited by Rose Issa and Michket Krifa (Kehrer, 2011)

Paris And Contemporary Arab Art Traits D’union  2011

The Changing Room: Arab Refelections On Praxis And Times (Finding Projects Association 2011)

Exposures, Photography and Egypt, by Maria Golia (Reaktion Books, 2010)

Egitto, by Martina Corgnati (Mesogea, 2009)

Modern Egyptian Art, by Lilian Karnouk (AUC, 2005)

Cairo Modern Art in Holland edited by Wolter Lommerde Fortis Circustheater Scheveningen 2001

 

SELECTED JOURNALS & NEWSPAPERS (print and online)

 

Art Radar, 27 March 2015 “Let’s play”: Egyptian artist Nermine Hammam on the credibility of images Lisa Pollman

The Metropolist Recommends, 23 Sep 2014: “Nermine Hammam on wétiko and myth.” By Rachel Holmes

Huffington Post, USA, 17 December 2013: “Arab And Iranian Female Photographers Collide For 'She Who Tells a Story' at MFA Boston” by Priscilla Frank

Huffington Post, USA, 11 December 2013: “She Who Tells a Story” by Lori Zimmer

Huffington Post, Maghreb, 18 October 2013: “Des photomontages pour démonter le mythe
de l'armée en Egypte” by Rebecca Chaouch

The Daily Mail, 28 August 2013: Life behind the veil: Stunning photographs seek to challenge Western misconceptions of what life is like for Middle Eastern women. By Steve Nolan

Newsweek 17th December 2012 Images Of Arabia Playing With The Representaions Of The Middle East By Jason Goodwin

Slate.com, 12 September 2013: “A New Angle on the Soldiers of Tahrir Square” by David Rosenberg

Gulf News, 27 June 2013: “You See What You Want to See” by Richard Holledge

CNN, 10 August 2012: “Images of Tahrir: Egypt’s Revolutionary Art” by Tim Hume

Rolling Stone Magazine, 3 May 2012: “Nermine Hammam’s Life Through A Lens” by Adam Grundey

Daily News Egypt, 11 April 2012: “Nermine Hammam’s Voluble Cry of Freedom” by Mariam Hamdy

Alakhbar English Egypt 16 August, 2012 Nermine Hammam: Cairo in Layers by Mohamed Mesrati

The Times, UK, 5 April 2014: “From Bosnia to Tahrir Square, how artists depict the world’s conflicts”

The New Statesman, UK, 7 March 2013: “Light From the Middle East at the V&A: Middle Eastern
photographic practice in focus” by Surabhi Khanna

The Times, UK, 13 November 2012: “Light from the Middle East” by Nancy Durrant

Monocle, July/August 2012: “A Different View” by Alex de Cramer

City A.M. 27th julu 2012 No Idyll This: Cairo Year one by Zoe Strimple 

Libération, France, 30 May 2012: “Nermine Hammam dans le grand bain”, by Gilles Renault

Egypt Independent, Catharsis in muted tones: Nermine Hammam's 'Anachrony' 1 April 2012 by Ellen Brooks

 

Conde Nast Traveller  7th November 2011Egypt revolution by Egypt’s artists  by Susan Hack

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

 

Victoria & Albert Museum, London

Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam

Parco Horcynus Orca, Messina, Italy

 

FILMS

 

Mirrors to Windows: The Artist as Woman: Susan Steinberg 2015