Emily Jacir

Solo exhibitions

  • We Ate the Wind, MCBA - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Losanna, curated by Nicole Schweizer
  • We Are Here, Bozar, Bruxelles
  • Crossing surda, Space 204, Department of Art at Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Not So Long As the Night, Galleria Peola Simondi, Torino, text by Francesca Comisso
  • letter to a friend, Fisher Center, Live Arts Bard, New York
  • Where We Come From, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
  • La Mia Mappa, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Europa, IMMA Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
  • Via Crucis, Chiesa di San Raffaele, Milano
  • Europa, Whitechapel Gallery, London
  • A star is as far as the eye can see and as near as my eye is to me, Darat al Funun - The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman, JO
  • intervals, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Selections from "ex libris", Galleria Alberto Peola, Torino
  • stazione, Galleria Alberto Peola, Torino
  • affiliations, Beirut Art Center, Beirut
  • dispatch, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Hugo Boss Prize, Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Villa Merkel, Esslingen, DE
  • Kunstmuseum, St. Gallen, CH
  • ENTRY DENIED, Galleria Alberto Peola, Torino
  • Anthony Reynolds, London
  • Where We Come From, The Jerusalem Fund Gallery, Washington
  • accumulations, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Where We Come From, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, Kansas
  • Woher wir kommen, Künstlerhaus, Bremen, DE
  • Den l:a på Moderna: Emily Jacir: Where We Come From, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Stockholm
  • The Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre, Ramallah
  • Nuova Icona, Venezia
  • accumulations, Kunstraum, Innsbruck, AT
  • Where We Come From, Debs & Co, New York
  • Belongings, O-K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, AT
  • Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, NL
  • Los Angeles International Art Biennial Invitational, Frumkin Duval Gallery, Santa Monica
  • Los Angeles International Art Biennial Invitational, Al Ma'Mal Foundation, Jerusalem
  • Artspace Annex II, New Haven, Connecticut
  • New Photographs: Bethlehem and Ramallah, Debs & Co., Project Room, New York
  • From Paris to Riyadh (Drawings for my mother, University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee
  • Everywhere/Nowhere, SPACES, Cleveland, Ohio
  • Eastfield College Gallery, Mesquite, Texas
  • Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado

Group exhibitions

  • SOUTH WEST BANK – Landworks, Collective Action and Sound, Magazzino Gallery, Palazzo Polignac, Dorsoduro 878, Venezia, curated by Jonathan Turner, organized by Artists + Allies x Hebron, in collaboration with Dar Jacir for Art and Research in Bethlehem
  • Signals: How Video Transformed the World, MoMA, New York, curated by Stuart Comer, Michelle Kuo
  • letter to a friend, Manifesta 14, Prishtina, Kosovo
  • Statements, Palazzo della Ragione, Bergamo, curated by Stefano Raimondi
  • Church for Sale: works from the haubrok collection and the nationalgalerie collection, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, curated by Gabriele Knapstein, Franziska Lietzmann
  • L’altro, lo stesso, ZACentrale, Palermo, curated by Beatrice Merz, Agata Polizzi
  • PUSH THE LIMITS, Fondazione Merz, Torino, curated by Claudia Gioia, Beatrice Merz
  • ÜberMauer, BAM: Biennale Arcipelago Mediterraneo, Palermo
  • Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and Belonging in Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge
  • There'll Never Be a Door. You're Inside., Sala de Arte Santander, Madrid
  • A Group Exhibition, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
  • 101 Drawings, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • Margin and Center, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, Texas
  • Nothing Stable Under Heaven, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
  • documenta 14, Fridericianum, Kassel
  • Sanctuary, FOR-SITE Foundation, Fort Mason Chapel, San Francisco, California
  • L’Offre, DHC/ART, Montréal, Québec
  • Traduttore,Traditore, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago
  • Together Apart, BIENALSUR: International Biennial of Contemporary Art of South America, Cúcuta, Colombia
  • Jerusalem Lives, The Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine
  • Sensible Comune, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Roma
  • Nero su Bianco, American Academy, Roma, curated by Robert Storr, Lyle Ashton Harris, Peter Benson Miller
  • Too early, too late. Middle East and Modernity, Pinacoteca Nazionale, Bologna, curated by Marco Scotini
  • Re - Framing History, Galerie Lelong, New York
  • Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict, Museum Leuven, Leuven, BE
  • Double Indemnity, Cornerhouse & Library Theatre Company, Manchester
  • More Love: Art, Politics, and Sharing since the 1990s, The Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Emergency Pavilion: Rebuilding Utopia, 55° Biennale di Venezia. Evento collaterale. Teatro Fondamenta Nuove
  • Everyday Matters, Foundation Faurschou, Copenhagen, DK
  • Altered, Stitched, and Gathered, MoMA PS1, New York
  • When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
  • When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit
  • Arab Express: The Latest Art from the Arab World, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  • documenta 13, Kassel, DE, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev
  • Lines of Control: Partition as a Productive Space, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York
  • A document, Alexander and Bonin, New York
  • The Workers, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams
  • Margins: walking between worlds, University of Essex
  • The Walls That Divide Us, Apexart, New York
  • Inshallah: The Future of a Promise, Evento collaterale 54° Biennale, Magazzini del sale, Venezia, curated by Lina Lazaar
  • Sharjah Biennial 10, United Arab Emirates
  • The Last Newspaper, The New Museum, New York
  • There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29th Bienal, Sao Paolo
  • Palestine: la création dans tous ses états, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris
  • Palestine c/o Venice, evento collaterale 53° Biennale di Venezia, curated by Salwa Mikdadi
  • Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2009, The Photographers’ Gallery, London
  • Passageworks; Contemporary Art from the Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • system error: war is a force that gives us meaning, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, curated by Lorenzo Fusi, Naeem Mohaiemen
  • Taipei Biennial, Taiwan
  • Zones of Contact, Sydney Biennial
  • Without Boundary: Seventeen Ways of Looking, Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Always a little further, 51° Biennale di Venezia
  • Sharjah Biennial 7, United Arab Emirates
  • Non Toccare La Donna Bianca, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino
  • Non Toccare La Donna Bianca, Castel dell'Ovo, Napoli
  • 5th Gwangju Biennial, Joongoe Park, Gwangju, Republic of Korea
  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • 8th Istanbul Biennial
  • Made in Palestine, The Station, Houston, Texas
  • Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
  • Women in Art: 12 Texas Women, Contemporary Art Center, Houston, Texas
  • ...east of here..(re)imagining the 'orient', YYZ Artists Outlet, Toronto
  • Marshall Arts Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee


  • Arts and Letters Awards in Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
  • The Rome Prize, The American Academy, Roma
  • Alpert Award in the Arts, The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute for the Arts, Santa Monica, California
  • Hugo Boss Prize, Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Leone d'Oro, Golden Lion for an artist under 40, 52° Biennale di Venezia
  • Prince Claus Award, Prince Claus Fund in The Hague
  • Art Matters Grant, New York
  • Prince Claus Award, Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development, The Hague
  • Lambent Fellowship in the Arts, Tides Foundation, NewYork
  • Pennies from Heaven, The New York Community Trust
  • Barbara Deming Memorial Fund for Women, Bronx, New York
  • Marfa Studio of Arts, Public Arts Project, Marfa,Texas
  • Pamela Joseph Fellowship, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, Colorado
  • Kimbrough Award Fund, Dallas Museum of Art
  • Juror's Award, DWCA National JuriedExhibition, Irving, Texas
  • Presidential Purchase Award, Memphis College of Art, Memphis, Tennessee