Fatima Mortada

Fatima Mortada is an emerging Lebanese artist who graduated from the Lebanese University with first class honours Diploma in Fine Arts in 2007. In 2009, she moved to the UK to pursue higher education at university of Southampton, Winchester School of Art where she got her MA Fine Art ( with distinction ) in 2010, and a full 3 years schoolarship for the PhD programme. She has participated in several group exhibitions in Lebanon, France, Uk and Jordan.

She held her first solo exhibition at Mark Hachem Gallery – Beirut in 2014 with great success and extensive media coverage. Upon beign in the UK and having explosed to the contemporary art scene, Mortada realised her inclination to address issues of identity and conflict that refer to the social background she comes from: the Middle East. She has been experiencing a wide range of techniques and materials from drawing, printmaking and painting to soft sculpture, installation, film, knitting and sweing.