Hiba Alansari is a multidisciplinary artist, currently living and working in Berlin. She was born in Libya in 1983 to Syrian parents. From 2005 to 2008, she studied at the Adham Ismail and the Walid Ezzad Centers in Damascus and received a degree at the Academy of Fine Arts in Damascus. From 2014 to 2017, she studied at Prof. Gregor Schneider’s class at the Munich Academy of Fine Arts, where she also received the DAAD price for outstanding achievements of foreign students in 2017.
Her solo exhibitions include „The Math Book“, a performance and installation that was displayed at Ashkal Alwan in Beirut, Lebanon (2017) and at Shedhalle, Rote Fabrik in Zurich, Switzerland (2019), as well as the photography project „Despoten der Gegenwart“ at Einstein Kultur in Munich (2015) and „Fegefeuer“, an installation inside a bombed house in Kafarnubel, Syria (2014). Hiba Alansari has also participated in numerous group exhibitions in Berlin, London, Munich, Papenburg, Schafhof, the Venice Biennale, Dubai, Damascus and Antalya. She was furthermore awarded scholarships from Ettijahat - Independent Culture, the Goethe Institute, the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC), the Schafhof artist-in-residence programme and the Heinrich-Boell Foundation.