INTERVIEW WITH HIWA K
Hiwa K – The Storyteller
Hiwa K (born in 1975) studied painting in Iraq and engaged with European literature, philosophy and music. In the mid-1990s, he fled to Germany, were he was first a flamenco student under Paco Peña, and from 2005 studied at the Kunstakademie in Mainz and was a guest student at the Städelschule in Frankfurt. Works by Hiwa K have been exhibited internationally at, among others, the documenta14 in Kassel (2017) and the 56th Venice Biennale (2015).
IMPRESSIONS OF THE OPENING
On the occasion of the show, a catalogue will be published in collaboration with the Zachęta National Gallery of Art in Warsaw and the NOMUS New Art Museum in Gdansk (2019), edited by Sebastian Baden and Aneta Szyłak.