Tate Modern Exhibition

Mona Hatoum

Wire globe with areas of land marked out by thin, red, neon tubes.

Mona HatoumHot Spot III 2009


© Mona HatoumPhoto: Agostino OsioCourtesy Fondazione Querini Onlus, Venice

A comprehensive exploration into 35 years of Hatoum's work in Britain, from her early performance and video works to her sculpture and large-scale installation

Born in Beirut to a Palestinian family, Mona Hatoum settled in England in 1975. Her work creates a challenging vision of our world, exposing its contradictions and complexities, often making the familiar uncanny. Through the juxtaposition of opposites such as beauty and horror, she engages us in conflicting emotions of desire and revulsion, fear and fascination.

Immerse yourself in the work of one of the most important artists working today.

Exhibition organized by the Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, in collaboration with Tate Modern and Finnish National Gallery / the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

Tate Modern

London SE1 9TG
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4 May – 21 August 2016

Supported by

With additional support from Jabre Capital Partners SA Geneva

One of the most important and powerful artists of her generation finally gets the big British show she deserves

The Sunday Times

One of the shows of the year… Mona Hatoum’s art makes eloquent statements not only about the Middle East, but about what it is to be human in the world today.

The Telegraph

Currents surge, wires spool and buzz, and the political and personal fuse in this major survey of an artist forever pushing herself to do things differently.

The Guardian

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