Iman Issa

Kairo, Egypt

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).