Through tactical acts of technical and conceptual détournement, much of Nida Sinnokrot’s work aims to subvert various technologies of control that give rise to shifting social, political, and geographic instabilities. Sinnokrot received a BA from the University of Texas at Austin and an MFA from Bard College. In 2001, he participated in the Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program. Sinnokrot is a Rockefeller Foundation Media Arts Fellow (2002), a Fellow of Akademie Schloss Solitude (2012–15), and he has received support from the Merz Akademie, the Paul Robeson Fund, and the A.M. Qattan Foundation, among others.
His works has been featured in exhibitions including the Sharjah Biennial 13 (UAE, 2017); Taipei Biennial (Taiwan, 2016); Art in the Age of Asymmetrical Warfare, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art (Rotterdam, Netherlands, 2015); the travelling exhibition Tea with Nefertiti, Mathaf; Arab Museum of Modern Art (Doha, Qatar); Institut du monde arabe (Paris, France); Institut Valencià d’Art Modern (Spain); Staatliches Museum Ägyptischer Kunst (Munich, Germany, 2012–14); Biennale Cuvée, World Selection of Contemporary Art (Linz, Austria, 2010); Sharjah Biennial 9 (2009); Never-Part: Histories of Palestine, Centre for Fine Arts (Brussels, Belgium, 2008–9); and the first museum exhibition in the United States devoted to the contemporary art of Palestine, Made in Palestine, which was on display from 2003–6 at Station Museum (Houston, TX), SomArts Cultural Center (San Francisco, CA), T. W. Wood Gallery and Arts Center, (Montpellier, VT), and The Bridge (New York). Sinnokrot’s first feature film, Palestine Blues (2006), a documentary on Palestinian farmers’ struggles in a disappearing landscape, screened in over thirty festivals worldwide and won seven awards for best documentary.
Sinnokrot’s recent solo shows include Exquisite Rotation at KIOSK (Ghent, Belgium, 2018), which brought together cinematic installations and sculptural works spanning twenty years, and Expand Extract Repent Repeat at Carlier | Gebauer (Berlin, Germany, 2018–19), which presents recent sculpture, photographs, and installation works that reference flows of global capital, the writing and rewriting of history, cycles of debt, and architectures of occupation and expansion. Sinnokrot’s work is in various public collections including the Sharjah Art Foundation; the Khalid Shoman Foundation (Amman, Jordan); and the Palestinian Museum (Birzeit).
Sinnokrot is the cofounder of Sakiya, an international residency program with an emphasis on fostering and developing sustainable practices across disciplines. He is also a faculty member of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Program in Art, Culture and Technology (Cambridge, MA, US).
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