Is It Morning For You Yet?58th Carnegie International


Ali Eyal

Ali Eyal (b. 1994, The Forest, Small Farm) earned a diploma from the Institute of Fine Arts, Baghdad (2015), and studied at the HWP/Home Workspace, Independent Study Program at Ashkal Alwan, Beirut (2016–17). His work explores the complex relationships between personal history, transitory memories, politics, and identity, using a variety of mediums, with a focus on drawing, transformed through other artistic modalities such as text, installation, photography, and video. His work has been exhibited at Home Works 8, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut; MoMA PS1, New York; Beirut Art Center; and Warehouse 421, Abu Dhabi, among other venues. Eyal’s video works have been included in exhibitions and festivals such as the Rencontres Internationales, Paris; VITRINE x Kino Screenings, London; Sharjah Film Platform, Sharjah Art Foundation; and Cairo Video Festival, Medrar for Contemporary Art. He is currently an artist-in-residence at Fondation Fiminco, Paris.

Ali Eyal, Where Does A Thought Go When It’s Forgotten? And. Part of Home Works 8, 2019. Platform
39 and Ashkal Alwan, Beirut; photo: Mohammed Abdallah