Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Lawrence Abu Hamdan

Lawrence ABU HAMDAN (1985, Jordan) is an artist and audio investigator. His body of work consists of films, installations, graphic design, sculptures, photography and performances. He lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon, and is especially interested in sound and its relationship with human rights, borders and law. Hamdan's audio investigations were originally conducted as part of his research for Forensic Architecture at Goldsmiths College London, where he received his PhD in 2017. His work has been screened and exhibited worldwide − notably at MoMa, the Guggenheim and Tate Modern. He won a Tiger Short Award at IFFR 2017 with Rubber Coated SteelWalled Unwalled will have its world premiere in Rotterdam in 2019.


(selection) Language Gulf in the Shouting Valley (2013, short), The All-Hearing (2014, short doc), Double-Take: Leader of the Syrian Revolution Commanding a Charge (2014, short doc), Rubber Coated Steel (2017, short doc), Walled Unwalled (2019, short doc)

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The films by this director at IFFR