2000      MA in Fine Art, New York University, New York, USA.


1999      Visiting student, The Royal Art Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark.


1998      Art History and Criticism. University of Baltimore, Maryland County, USA.


1995      BFA. Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.


1992      Concentration in Figurative Art, Byam Shaw, London, UK.




2012      Nation Estate, 9’, sci-fi, Beofilm/Redeye Film. (upcoming)


2012      Feast of the Inhabitants, 10’, short film. (upcoming)


2011      Trespass the Salt, 10’, 3-screen experimental documentary, with Youmna Chlala.


2011      Falafel Road, 60’, experimental documentary, with Oreet Ashery.


2009      A Space Exodus, 5’ 24’’, sci-fi, Beofilm.


2008      SBARA, 8’30’’, short film.


2008      Run Lara Run, 2’, short film.


2007      Soup Over Bethlehem, 9’30’’, experimental documentary.


2006      Happy Days, 2’ 30’’, short film.


2005      Bethlehem Bandolero, 5’ 12’’, short film.






2012      Nation Estate, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France. (upcoming)

                  Nation Estate, Centre for Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark. (upcoming)


2011      Falafel Road, Depo, Istanbul, Turkey.


2010      A Space Exodus, Jack the Pelican, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

Intergalactic Palestine, La B.A.N.K, Paris, France.

Larissa Sansour – Ex-terrestrial, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden.





2015      Feminis-arte III, Centro Centro, Madrid

                  Nation Estate, Montoro 12, Rome


2014    Nation Estate, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK

            Larissa Sansour, Gallery Dock, Bratislava, Slovakia


2013    A Moon Without a People, Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid, Spain

            Larissa Sansour  « Science Faction » , Lawrie Shabibi, Dubai, UAE

            Nation Estate, Museum of Contemporary Art, Turku, Finland


2012      Beyond the Last Sky, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia. (upcoming)

Subversion, Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK.

Alienation, Maraya Arts Centre, Sharjah, UAE.

I’m not there, CIC/Townhouse, Cairo, Egypt.                                        

Women on the Verge, The Empty Quarter, Dubai, UAE.

Somehow, somewhat in the middle of things, LhGWR, The Hague, Netherlands,


2011      LIVING, Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark.

Incheon Women Artists’ Biennial, South Korea.

A Window to the World, Hiroshima MOCA, Hiroshima, Japan.

              The Changing Room: Arab Reflections on Praxis and Times, Spazio Qubi, Torino, Italy.

It’s All True, Morono Kiang Gallery, Los Angeles, USA.

What Is Contemporary Art?, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark.

Brief Histories, American University of Sharjah, UAE.

Art Paris, Paris, France.

Videonale, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany.

April Ful’s Night, Oakland Museum of California, USA.

CologneOFF, City Art Gallery, Kharkiv, Ukraine.


2010      The Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK.

The Land Between Us, The Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK.

Public Discourse Sphere, LOOP, Seoul, South Korea.

The 2nd Antakya Biennial, Antakya, Turkey.

Borderlines, Green Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE.

Une vidéothèque éphémère, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France.

Die Obskuren Objekte Meiner Begierde, Ernst Hilger Gallery, Vienna, Austria.

CAVE, Contemporary Arab Video Encounter, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah, UAE.

Unpossessing Femininity, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria.

Rage and Resistance, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany.

No More Bad Girls? International Contemporary Art Foundation, Bergen, Norway.

Theatre of Peace, NGBK, Berlin, Germany.

Progress Report, Iniva, London, UK.

Fall Out, Malmoe Konsthall, Malmoe, Sweden.


2009      What Keeps Mankind Alive, 11th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey.

Palestine: La Création dans tous ses états, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France.

Paris Photo, Carousel du Louvre, Paris, France.

Earth and Above, Mejan Labs, Stockholm, Sweden.

Palestine, La Création dans tous ses états, National Museum of Bahrain, Bahrain.

The Other Shadow of the City, Al Hoash, Jerusalem, Palestine.

Synoptic Audiovisual Art Meeting, Hattyuhaz Gallery, Pecs, Hungary.

The ART Park, Bidoun in collaboration with Art Dubai, Dubai, UAE.

transmediale. 09, Haus Der Kulteren Der Welt, Berlin, Germany.

New Entries, PhotoCairo, Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark.


2008      PhotoCairo 4, Cairo, Egypt.

Farewell to Post-Colonialism, The Third Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, China.

Sea Art, Busan Biennale, Busan, South Korea.

Expose, In/Scene, Al Hoash Gallery, Jerusalem, Palestine.

Within the Region, The 3rd Biennale of Contemporary Arts, Seville, Spain..

Intimate Narratives, MASARAT, Les Halles, Brussels, Belgium.

Culture Capital Exhibition, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Algiers, Algeria.

My Favorite Pastime, WL Project, Blue Lotus Gallery, Hong Kong.

Darat Al Funoun, Amman, Jordan.

Preoccupation, Biennale of Contemporary Art, Nîmes, France.

Rencontres Internationales, The National Museum of Queen Sofia, Madrid, Spain.


File Rio 2008, Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


The Skagen Painters – In a New Light, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Denmark.