Biography of the artist
Born in Kuwait. 1980
Works and Lives in Between Amman and Beirut.
Architect, urban researcher, and artist practicing out of Amman and Beirut. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture Engineering from the Jordan University of Science and Technology (2004).
Innab has worked as an architect and urban planner with UNRWA on the reconstruction of Nahr el Bared Palestinian refugee Camp in the North of Lebanon, a project nominated for the Aga Khan Award for Architecture in 2013. In 2014, she has received the visiting research fellowship initiated by Studio X Amman (Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation).
Her work was exhibited most recently in the 57th edition of Carnegie International- Pittsburgh, USA (2018-2019), Relics of Now- Milano Arch Week, Triennale di Milano (2018), Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans, Frac Centre-Val de Loire- Orléans, France (2017), Misunderstandings, Campo- Rome (2016), Marrakech Biennial 6 (2016), Home Works7 (2015), Lest the Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art- Warsaw (2015) and HIWAR/Conversations in Amman, Darat al Funun- Amman (2013). Her solo shows include Al Rahhalah (The Traveler) in Marfa’- Beirut (2016), No- Sheep’s Land in Darat al Funun- Amman (2011) and Agial Gallery- Beirut (2011). She has participated in Home Workspace Program (HWP) 2011-2012.
Through drawing, mapping, model making and design, her work explores the suspended states between temporality and permanence, and is concerned with variable notions of dwelling and building and their political, spatial and poetic implications in language and architecture.
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