Iman Issa

Kairo, Egypt
1979

Iman Issa is an artist and professor of art at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna. Recent solo and group exhibitions include Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin; MoMA, New York; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; 21er Haus, Vienna; MACBA, Barcelona; Perez Art Museum, Miami; 12th Sharjah biennial; 8th Berlin Biennial; MuHKA, Antwerp; Tensta Konsthall, Spånga; New Museum, New York; and KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin. Books include Book of Facts: A Proposition (2017), Common Elements (2015); and Thirty-three Stories about Reasonable Characters in Familiar Places (2011). She has been named a 2017 DAAD artist in residence, and is a recipient of the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise (2017); the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award (2015); HNF-MACBA Award (2012); and the Abraaj Group Art Prize (2013).