Artist

Mohammed Kazem

Born in Dubai, 1969 and lives in Dubai

Mohammed Kazem
Mohammed Kazem

Mohammed Kazem studied Fine Arts at the Emirates Fine Arts Society, Sharjah and subsequently studied music at Al Rayat Music Institute of Dubai and painting at the Edinburgh College of Art. From 1999 to 2009 he was a Painting Instructor at the Dubai Art Atelier. Since 1984 has been a member of the Emirates Fine Arts Society. In 2012, Kazem completed a Masters Degree in Fine Arts at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia. Kazem’s works have been selected for Biennials and exhibitions around the world for over two decades, including Moscow, Holland, Singapore, Japan, Egypt, India, Germany, and Cuba. He has also taken part in several Sharjah International Art Biennials and was awarded first prize for his installation in 1999 and 2003. Kazem was the curator of the 8th Sharjah Biennial in 2007. Since then, he was the curator of The Flying House from 2007-2011, while simultaneously curating exhibitions in Spain, Switzerland, and in the UAE. His works have been collected by private and public institutions such as Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Chase, Foundation Louis Vuitton, MATHAF Doha, and Sharjah Art Foundation.
In 2011 Kazem opened his own studio, Empty10, in Al Quoz, Dubai.

Exhibitions
Exhibitions
In the Change of Time
A collective exhibition at La Galleria Dorothea van der Koelen during the 59th Venice Biennale.
23 Apr 2022 - 27 Nov 2022
La Galleria Dorothea van der Koelen
Venice
Exhibitions
Art Here 2021: Richard Mille Prize, Memory, Time, Territory
What does it mean for a museum to be an integral part of its territory? What is the place of contemporary art in a universal story of human creativity? These questions are at the heart of Louvre Abu Dhabi’s first annual Art Here exhibition.
18 Nov 2021 - 27 Mar 2022
Louvre Abu Dhabi
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
Exhibitions
Between the Sky and the Earth: Contemporary Art from the UAE
NYUAD Art Gallery celebrates the United Arab Emirates' 50th anniversary with a group exhibition that depicts the contemporary UAE's artistic landscape.
03 Dec 2021 - 31 Mar 2022
Middle Eastern Arts and Cultural Center (MEI)
Washington, D.C.
Exhibitions
Out of Place
Our place in this forever shifting world is the starting point for “Out of Place”, a group...
22 Mar 2021 - 23 May 2021
Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
Exhibitions
Share happiness – a tribute to Frankenstein
The Share Happiness project consists of a trilogy of exhibitions of which "a tribute to Frankenstein" is the first.
13 Jun 2020 - 25 Jul 2020
Alberta Pane, Venice
Venice
Exhibitions
Mohammed Kazem: Infinite Angles
An artistic investigation between material and immaterial
23 Mar 2020 - 20 May 2020
Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde
Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi
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