Walid Ra'ad

b. 1967, United States

Walid Raad (1967, Chbanieh, Lebanon). He lives and works in New York, US. He is an artist and professor at the Cooper Union in New York. He founded The Atlas Group (1984-2004), an art collective on the history of Lebanon. He has had solo exhibitions at Mus e du Louvre, Paris; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; ICA, Boston; Museo Jumex, Mexico City; The Whitechapel Art Gallery, London. His work has been presented at Documenta 11 and 13 (Kassel, Germany); Venice Biennale; Whitney Biennial 2000 and 2002 in New York; Sao Paulo Bienale, Brazil; Istanbul Biennal. He has won the Hasselblad Award (2011), Guggenheim Fellowship (2009), the Alpert Award in Visual Arts (2007), the Deutsche B rse Photography Prize (2007), the Camera Austria Award (2005).