Atoui is an electro-acoustic musician who initiates and curates multidisciplinary interventions, events, concerts and workshops in the Middle East, Europe and the Americas.
Tarek Atoui was born in Beirut in 1980 and moved to Paris in 1998 where he studied contemporary and electronic music at the French National Conservatory of Reims. Atoui released his first solo album in the Mort Aux Vaches series for the label Staalplaat (Amsterdam/Berlin) in 2006-07, and became co-artistic director of the STEIM Studios in Amsterdam in 2008. Atoui has performed and exhibited extensively including the 8th Berlin Biennial, Germany (2014); Sharjah Biennial 11, UAE (2013); Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (2012); Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany (2012); Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE (2011); Performa 5, New York, USA (2011); Mediacity Seoul, Republic of Korea (2010); New Museum, New York, USA (2010); La Maison Rouge, Paris, France (2010); Disorientation II, Abu Dhabi, UAE (2009); Sharjah Biennial 9, UAE (2009). Atoui currently lives and works in Paris.
Sharjah Art Foundation