Bashir Makhoul is a Palestinian artist born in the Galilee. He completed his PhD in 1995 in the United Kingdom.
Makhoul has exhibited his work widely in Britain and internationally, including at the Hayward Gallery (London, UK); the Tate Liverpool (UK); the Harris Museum (Preston, UK); Arnolfini Gallery (Bristol, UK); Ikon Gallery (Birmingham, UK); the Liverpool Biennial, the Jordan National Museum (Amman); the National College of Arts Gallery (Lahore, Pakistan); the Florence Biennial (Italy); Haus am Lutzowplatz (Berlin, Germany); University Technology of Sydney Art (Australia); Elga Wimmer PCC (New York, US); 798 Yang Art Museum (Beijing, China); Shanghai Minsheng Art Museum (China); Shenzhen Art Museum (China); Venice Biennial (Italy); Aichi Biennial (Japan); Institut du monde arabe (Paris, France, 2016); the Asia Triennial (Manchester, UK); the Kuala Lumpur Biennial (Malaysia, 2017), Umm al-Fahm Gallery, the Palestinian Museum (Ramallah), Today Art Museum (Beijing, 2019–20); and many others.
He is a published author who has written and edited several books about Palestinian art and themes of conflict and identity, including Palestinian Video Art: Constellation of the Moving Image (al-Hoash, 2013); The Origin of Palestinian Art, coauthored with Gordon Hon (Liverpool University Press, 2013); and Conflict and Compassion: A Paradox of Difference in Contemporary Asian Art, coedited with Alnoor Mitha (Home Publications, 2016). His book on the theme of contemporary Palestinian art will be published in Arabic by the Institute for Palestine Studies in 2020.
He was head of the Department of Art and Design at the University of Bedfordshire and was the founding head of the School of Media, Art and Design at the same university. For ten years, he has acted as the rector of the Winchester campus and Winchester School of Art at the University of Southampton. He was deputy vice-chancellor of Birmingham City University and professor in art and design. Currently, he is the vice-chancellor of the University for the Creative Arts, the highest-ranked creative specialist university in all United Kingdom league tables.
Makhoul has been based in the United Kingdom for the past thirty years.
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