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Haroon Mirza

Bio

Haroon Mirza was born in 1977 in London.

Mirza received a BFA in Painting and Drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2001); a BA in Fine Art Painting at Winchester School of Art (2002); an MA in Design Practice and Critical Theory at Goldsmiths College, London (2006); and an MA in Fine Art at Chelsea College of Art and Design (2007). He has had numerous solo and group exhibitions, such as at Serpentine Gallery (2014), London; Le Corbusier’s Ville Savoye (2014), Poissy, France; Nam June Paik Center (2015), Seoul; Lisson Gallery (2015), London; and Contemporary Art Gallery (2017), Vancouver. Among his numerous awards, he won the Silver Lion for most promising artist at 54th Venice Biennale (2011); Daiwa Foundation Art Prize (2012); Zurich Art Prize (2013), Nam June Paik Art Center Prize (2014), and Calder Prize (2015).

Vegetable Shrine, 2017
(with Gaia Fugazza)

Glass, metal, LED tape, fabric flex, live plants, soil, water

190 x 90 cm diameter

Glasstress 2017