Larissa Sansour

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Larissa Sansour was born in 1973 in East Jerusalem, Palestine, and studied fine arts in London, New York and Copenhagen. Her work is interdisciplinary, immersed in the current political dialogue and utilises video, photography, installation, the book form and the internet. Central to her work is the tug and pull between fiction and reality. Recent solo exhibitions include Turku Art Museum (Finland), Photographic Center (Copenhagen), Galerie Anne de Villepoix (Paris), Kulturhuset (Stockholm), Lawrie Shabibi (Dubai), Sabrina Amrani (Madrid) and DEPO (Istanbul). Sansour’s work has featured in the biennials of Istanbul, Busan and Liverpool. She has exhibited at venues such as Tate Modern (London), Centre Pompidou (Paris), LOOP (Seoul), Al Hoash (Jerusalem), Queen Sofia Museum (Madrid), Centre for Photography (Sydney), Cornerhouse (Manchester), Townhouse (Cairo), Maraya Arts Centre (Sharjah, UAE), Empty Quarter (Dubai), Galerie Nationale de Jeu de Paume (Paris), Iniva (London), Institut du Monde Arabe (Paris), Third Guangzhou Triennial (Guangzhou, China), Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art (Denmark), House of World Cultures (Berlin) and MOCA (Hiroshima). Sansour currently lives and works in London, UK.

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