Aerial VII, 2014
Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemühle Bright White Photo Rag 310g paper
Paper size 16.5 x 11.7 inches (42.0 x 29.7 centimetres)
© Jananne Al-Ani, 2020
Jananne Al-Ani is a London-based Iraqi-born artist working with photography, film and video. Exhibiting widely both nationally and internationally, her recent work explores the impact of photography, flight and the technologies of modern warfare on the representation of contested landscapes.
She has had solo exhibitions at E-WERK, Freiburg; the Hayward Gallery Project Space, London; Beirut Art Center, Beirut; Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Washington DC; Darat al Funun, Amman; and Art Now: Tate Britain, London. Recent group exhibitions include Theater of Operations: The Gulf Wars 1991-2011, MoMA PS1, New York; Please Come Back. The World as Prison? MAXXI, Rome; Statues also Die, The Egyptian Museum, Turin; Film as Place, SFMOMA, San Francisco; and A Bird's Eye View of the World, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art. She has participated in the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial; 11th Sharjah Biennial; 13th Istanbul Biennial and the 18th Biennale of Sydney. Recipient of the Abraaj Capital Art Prize, the East International Award, and the John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award, her work can be found in collections including the Imperial War Museum, London; Centre George Pompidou, Paris; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; and Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna.