Majd Abdel Hamid
Majd Abdel Hamid (b. 1988, Damascus) splits his time between Ramallah and Beirut. He graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from Malmö Art Academy, Sweden in 2010, and attended the International Academy of Art, Palestine between 2007 and 2009. He uses a variety of media in his work, including embroidery, video, installation and sculpture, in which he negotiates themes of national identity and trauma. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions at Krognoshuset Lund, Sweden (2016), Valencia Institute of Modern Art, Spain (2018) and Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center, Palestine (2018). Abdel Hamid has participated in Mediterranea 16, Italy (2013) and the Kathmandu Trienniale, Nepal (2017) as well as Qalandiya International, Palestine (2018). He was a finalist in the A M Qattan Foundation Young Artist of the Year Award in 2008, 2010 and 2012.