Assistant Professor 2018 - present

Nida Sinnokrot received his BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA from Bard College. In 2001 he participated the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program. Nida is a Rockefeller Foundation Media Arts Fellow (2002) and a Fellow of Akademie Schloss Solitude (2012-15) and has received support from the Merz Akademie, the Paul Robeson Fund and the Qattan Foundation among others. 

Nida’s recent solo shows include Exquisite Rotation at KIOSK in Ghent (2018) and Expand Extract Repent Repeat at Carlier | Gebauer in Berlin (2018-2019). Nida’s works have featured in exhibitions including the Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017); Taipei Biennial, Taiwan (2016); Art in the Age of Asymmetrical Warfare (2015); the travelling exhibition, Tea with Nefertiti (2012-2014); Biennale Cuvée (2010); Sharjah Biennial 9 (2009); Never-Part: Histories of Palestine (2008-2009); The Jerusalem Show (2008) and the first museum exhibition in the United States devoted to the contemporary art of Palestine, Made in Palestine (2003-2006). 

Nida’s work is in various public collections including the Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates; the Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman, Jordan; and the Palestinian Museum, Birzeit, Palestine.

 

Selected Exhibitions and Public Presentations

2015
“Art in the Age of Asymmetrical Warfare”, Witte de With, Rotterdam. Curated by Natasha Hoare and Adam Kleinman, Concept Defne Ayas.
“Page, ages, page, ages, page, ages”, Politics of the Multiple, Brussels, Belgium. Curated by Corinne Diserens
2014
Caravans, Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordan
2013
“Home Works 6”, Beirut, Lebanon. Curated by Tarek Fetouh
2012
“Carnal Knowledge: Sex + Philosophy”, New York, New York. Curated by Christopher Eamon, Beth Stryker
“Tea with Nefertitti”, Mathaf Museum, Doha, Qatar (traveling exhibition). Curated by Till Fellrath, Sam Bardaouil.
2011
“Out of Place”, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas. Curated by Noah Simblist.
2010
“Languages and Experimentations”, MART Museum, Rovereto, Italy. Curated by Giorgio Verzotti.
Biennale Cuvee 10, “World Selection of Contemporary Art”, Linz, Austria. Curated by Genoveva Rückert.
2009
“Tawasol”, Artericambi Gallery, Verona, Italy. Curated by Gaia Simionati.
Sharjah Biennial 9, “Provisions for the Future”, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates. Curated by Isabel Carlos.
2008
Brussels Biennial, “Never-Part”, Bozar Museum, Brussels, Belgium. Curated by Jack Persekian.
“Walks in the Old City”, The Jerusalem Show, Jerusalem, Palestine. Curated by Jack Persekian.
International Festival of Mediterranean Cinema, Tetouan – Best Documentary.
ECOCINEMA International Film Festival – Best Documentary
2007
Festival Cinéma Méditerranéen Montpellier -Ulysees Award Best Documentary
Intl. Prize for Mediterranean Documentary and Reportage – CMCA
Rencontres Cinema Du Réel à L’Imaginaire – Official Selection
2006
“When Artists Say We”, Artist’s Space, New York, New York
Curated by Emily Jacir and Christian Rattemeyer
DOCUSUR International Film Festival – Best First Feature
AMAL Euro-Arab International Film Festival – Best Documentar
Filmer À Tout Prix – Official Selection
2004
American Visions and Re-visions, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria. Curated by Erin Donnelly and Susanna Cole.
2003
Made in Palestine, Station Museum, Houston, Texas (traveling exhibition). Curated by James Harithas.
2001
Chapter V, Art Resources Transfer, New York, New York. Curated by Alejandro Cesarco.

 

Selected Bibliography

“Hiding Out In My Own Place – Nida Sinnokrot in conversation with Natasha
Hoare.” Ibraaz, www.ibraaz.org/interviews/192, May 2016.
“Dissonant Archives: Contemporary Visual Culture and Contested Narratives in the Middle East.” Edited by Anthony Downey, London: I.B. Tauris, 2015.
Wilson-Goldie, Kaelen. “Ebb and Flow.” Frieze – Contemporary Art and Culture, May 2015: 172-177.
Marecki, Thomas. “Iconoclasm.” Lowdown Magazine. January 2010: 76-77.
Strickland, Kenny. “First Contact…” exhibition catalogue, Tawassol, 2009, Artericambi Gallery
Marecki, Thomas. “Paintings/Objects/Photography.” Lowdown Magazine, September 2009: 5-6.
Lequeux, Emmanuelle. “Enlist, Re-enlist!” Zérodeux, www.zerodeux.fr, July 2009.
Bound, Robert. “Just So Hot Right Now – UAE.” Monocle, Volume 3, Issue 23, May 2009: 86,87.
Fadda, Reem. “Art and Culture from the Middle East.” Bidoun, The Jerusalem Show Edition 0.1,
2009: 165.
Flashpoints. Prod. Nora Barrows-Friedman. Pacifica Radio Network. KPFA-FM, Berkely,
California. 23 Oct. 2006. Radio.
Zarur, Kathy. “Looking at the Levant.” Art in America, September 2006: 156.
“Prose Poetry and Art Exploring Arab Americans.”Mizna, Volume 5, Issue 2 2003.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. “Peace through Art.” Houston Press, July 31-August 6, 2003: 40.
Hanley, Delinda. “‘Made in Palestine’: A Stirring Art Exhibit rocks Houston and Hits the Road.” The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Volume XXII No. 9, November 2003, : 32-33.
Halter, Ed. “Opposing Forces.” The Village Voice, October 2-8, 2002.
Hoberman, J. “Attack of the Mutants: Tracking the Resurgence of Experimental Film.” The Village Voice, March 14, 2000: 120.

 

Honors and Awards

Akademie Schloss Solitude New Media Arts Fellow 2012-2015
Merz Akademie New Media Award 2014
Arab Fund for Arts and Culture Grant 2013
Qattan Foundation, PAPV, Media Grant 2006
Paul Robeson Funding Exchange, Media Grant 2006
Rockefeller Foundation, Film/Video/Multimedia Fellow 2002