Haroon Mirza


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).

Photon Emitter N.2, 2019

Glass, wood, stainless steel, LED

150 x 230 cm

Glasstress 2019

Vegetable Shrine, 2017
(with Gaia Fugazza)

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

190 x 90 cm diameter

Glasstress 2017