Hassan Hajjaj

Hassan Hajjaj (Moroccan, b.1961) was born in Larache, Morocco, and immigrated to London at an early age. Heavily influenced by the club, hip-hop, and reggae scenes of the city, as well as by his North African heritage, Hajjaj is a self-taught, versatile artist whose work includes portraiture, installation, performance, fashion, and interior design, including furniture made from recycled objects, such as Coca-Cola crates and aluminum cans. His work is currently part of Christies 1:54 Exhibition and he was previously shortlisted for the Victoria & Albert Museum’s Jameel Prize for Islamic Art. His solo exhibitions have been held at The Third Line, Dubai; Rose Issa Projects, Freies Museum Berlin, as well as group exhibitions at The Marrakech Art Biennale, Edge of Arabia, Photoqua. His work is in the collections of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, in Dubai at the Institut des Cultures d’Islam, Paris’s Kamel Lazaar Foundation and Tunisia’s Virginia Museum of Fine Art and more.