Khaled Sabsabi

 

Born 1965 in Tripoli, Lebanon. Lives and works in Sydney, Australia. 

Projects
APT8 Cinema: Pop Islam, Co-Curator, QAGOMA, Brisbane 

Awards and Residencies
2016
Sharjah Art Foundation Production Programme Grant
NSW Government's Inaugural Western Sydney Arts Fellowship 2016 Artspace, Sydney's 'Inaugural One Year Studio Artist' program 2014 Fisher's Ghost Art Award for his work Wonderland (2014) 

Selected Solo exhibitions

2018

A Self Portrait, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Perth

2016
We Kill You, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
2014
70,000 Veils / Guerilla, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
99, Peacock Gallery, Auburn
SYRIA, Mosman Art Gallery, Sydney
MUSH, Islamic Museum of Australia, Melbourne
2012
Recent Works, Milani Gallery, Brisbane
MUSH, Artspace Sydney, Woolloomooloo
2009
Integration, Assimilation and a Fair Go for All, Gallery 4A, Australia
2007
Resort, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, New Zealand
2005
Ali or 3li, Casula Powerhouse, Liverpool

Selected Group exhibitions
2018

Enough خلاص Khalas, University of New South Wales Galleries, Sydney
Waqt al-tagherr: Time of Change, ACE Open, Adelaide

21st Biennale of Sydney, Cockatoo Island, Sydney

2018 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art: Divided Worlds, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Myuran Sukumaran: Another Day in Paradise, Tuggeranong Arts Centre, Canberra
2017
The National: New Australian Art, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
Myuran Sukumaran: Another Day in Paradise, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Campbelltown
Minority/Majority, Fairfield City Museum and Gallery, Smithfield
2016
Yinchuan Biennale, Yinchuan City, China
Its Our Thing, Blacktown Arts Centre, Blacktown NSW Beachheads
'do itبالعربي' at Bait Al Shamsi, Sharjah, UAE
Forming in the pupil of an eye, 3rd Kochi Muziris Biennale, Kerala, India
Beachhead’s Peace of Mind, Artspace, Aukland, New Zealand
2015
21, Casula Powerhouse, Liverpool
9/11 at MOANA project Space, Perth
Home Here Now at Walker Street Arts Centre, Greater Dandenong '24 Frames Per Second' Carriageworks, Sydney
2014
Experimenta Biennial RMIT Gallery, Melbourne
Giving Voice: The Art of Dissent, Salamanca Arts Centre, Hobart
Subject to Ruin, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool
Conflict: Contemporary responses to War, University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane
Where are we now, 5th Marrakech Biennale, Morocco
THE AUSTRALIAN PLATFORM, Art Stage Singapore
2013
Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah, UAE.
2012
all our relations, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Australia
EDGE OF ELSEWHERE, Sydney Festival, Campbelltown Arts Centre.
2011
Generations, Wollongong City Gallery, Wollongong.
Blake Art Prize Exhibition; National Art School, Sydney.
Medium Cool; Kudos Gallery, Sydney.
EDGE OF ELSEWHERE, Sydney Festival, Campbelltown Arts Centre.
2010
Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship Exhibition, Artspace Sydney, Australia.
PRESENT TENSE: An imagined grammar of portraiture in the digital age, National Portrait Gallery, Canberra.
M o m e n t u m, Carriageworks, Sydney.
EDGE OF ELSEWHERE, Sydney Festival, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney.
2009
5th Mózg International Visual Arts Festival, Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Making it New: Focus on Contemporary Australian Artists, Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney
In This Together, Darwin Festival, ACMI Melbourne Australia & Bienal Ventosul Brazil.
Out of Place, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin
2008
Khaled Sabsabi and Mazen Kerbaj, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide
Tales of Colour, Blacktown Arts centre, Sydney
On 'n' On, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Sydney
2007
Soft Power Asian Attitude, Shanghai, China.
SOUNDLAB Digital Art Festival Rosario, Argentina 2007 & Valencia, Spain 2008.
The Resilient Landscape, Ivan Dougherty Gallery, Sydney
Asia-Europe Mediations, Poznan, Poland.
Resort, Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Auckland, New Zealand.
Oversite, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool.
2006
Year In Art 2006, S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney.
Self Portrait, Casoria Contemporary Art Museum Naples, Italy.
Monographic, Calda, UNESCO Foundation, Colombia.
D/Lux Media Arts, video works, Sydney Opera House, Sydney.
Asia-Pacific Documentary Festival, gallery 4 A, Sydney.
Interdigitate, The Moving Image Centre, Auckland, New Zealand.
Ali or عli, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Campbelltown Arts Centre & Box Hill Arts Centre, Liverpool, Sydney
Hatched, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, Pearth.
SoundLab Channel, EDITION III, Germany and the 2nd Digital Art Festival Rosario / Argentina.
Art in the Air Art festival, Faucet Media Arts Centre, Struts Gallery, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada.
2005
AV Out, Blacktown Arts Centre, Sydney.
2004
Beirut Arts Festival, “The 3rd”, Beirut, Lebanon Electrofringe, Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra
2000
East of Somewhere, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Liverpool.
1999
Living Here Now – Art and Politics, Y2K, Australian Perspecta, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney

Collections
Museum of Contemporary Art
Art Gallery of Western Australia
Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
Casoria International Contemporary Art Museum

Publications and Essays
Yip, Andrew. Khaled Sabsabi: Peacefender [online]. Artlink, Vol. 35, No. 1, Mar 2015: 60-63 

‘Everything and nothing’ [on the work of Khaled Sabsabi in Sharjah Biennial 11 and 18th Biennale of Sydney], Contemporary Visual Art + Culture Broadsheet, no. 42.2, June 2013, pp. 108-111.
S. Fernandes, ‘Close to the Edge: In Search of the Global Hip Hop Generation’, Verso 2011 

P. Tabar and J. Skulte-Ouasis, Politics, Culture and the Lebanese Diaspora, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 2010 dress: NSW 2177 Australia 

Farid, Farid. Unrequited language: Khaled Sabsabi on art, humility and community [online]. Artlink, Vol. 31, No. 1, Mar 2011: 34-37

K. Sabsabi, Ali or ʻAli : Khaled Sabsabi. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre ; Campbelltown, N.S.W. : Campbelltown Arts Centre, 2005