Palestinian, 20th–21st century, female.
Active in England since 1975.
Born 1952, in Beirut.
Sculptor, installation artist, photographer. Multimedia.
Mona Hatoum studied graphic design at Beirut University College before settling in London in 1975, during civil war in Lebanon. In London she studied at the Byam Shaw School of Art and the Slade School of Fine Art. In the 1980s she began making video and performance works incorporating themes of exile and the body, such as ...