Hiwa K

Hiwa K (1975)


Through his work, Hiwa K rejects normative aesthetic definitions by exploring alternative artistic possibilities that engage oral histories, social confrontations and politically charged situations. His projects are shown at documenta 14, the 56th Venice Biennale and Manifesta 7, and at renowned art institutions such as the New Museum, New York; Serpentine Gallery, London; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin and M HKA, Antwerp.

EDITIONS #02 Hiwa K One Room Apartment, 2017
This edition coincides with the Hiwa K exhibition ‘To remember, sometimes you need different archeological tools’. 7 october – 20 december 2017, collection (unintended)

For De Appel (editions) #02, Hiwa K has created a special presentation of One Room Apartment, which is both a photo of a new house located in Iraqi Kurdistan and a large-scale sculptural installation. It consists of a photograph (24x18) , a sketch and a short text by the artist and a certificat in a box (3.2x20x25.5). Edition of 25.