Artists Without Walls
Artists Without Walls
Ibrahim Mahmoud Mozain
Lives and works in Gaza city, Palestine
contact: ibrahil@yahoo.com

Work experience 1984 to date:
Artist – installations, plastic art, canvas, paper, gunny, play director and set designer.

Personal  exhibitions:
2001    If Earth Quacking - installations on Gaza Beach.
2001    Nests on Gaza Beach – installations on Gaza Beach
2001    Royal Road – performance on Gaza Beach.
2001    A dinner on the honor of her Majesty – performance in Gaza Beach
1998    Call it Icons – paintings accompanied by performance poetry by poet Mohammed El Qaisi.
1995    Estiklal international Festival – Indonesia
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the independence day of Indonesia exhibited works.
1994    Palestinian Festival Bir Zeit University combined  exhibition
1993    Talle Fukhar Theater – Akko- Israel
title: “A visual slice of the flower stone” individual exhibition submitted 25 paintings          
1985    Spring Festival - Palestine
Organized by the Palestine league of Artists
Combined exhibition toured major cities of Palestine
  1. 3rd world exhibition- Japan
  2. 20 years of occupation, poster exhibition – Palestinian & Israeli exhibition toured Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa.
  3. Bir Zeit University nights festival – Palestine, combined festival
Other recent combined or joint exhibitions:
2004    Thirty five years of occupation, Palestinian Israeli exhibition, Spain,
2004    UNESCO exhibition, France

Illustrations & Graphic Designs:
1992     Sign language dictionary for deaf – Palestinian deaf society, Jerusalem.
1990 - till now Designing large number of posters, brochures, books covers, and logos.
Vedio Art: Three minutes “Mataka”

Supervisor and trainer in the contemporary Art workshops, Ministry of culture, Palestine incorporation with Oslo University
Drama therapy for adolescents – workshops
Training of trainers in Drama therapy, Ministry of culture
Role play training for adult civic education, Fredrich Ebert Foundation
Articles &lectures:
1994     Introduction of understanding the canvas – August Magazine of Art and     literature
1994     Ego and the other – Bir Zeit University
1990     The sample between the form and the subject in Palestinian fine art - Gallery 79 – Ramallah, Palestine.
Critical articles about the following artists:
Taysir Barakat (painter) Al Nahar Journal.
Nabil Anani (painter) EL Kateb Magazine.
Sleman Mansour (painter) EL Kateb Magazine.
Rula Halawani (photographer) Al Nahar Journal.

Theater activities:
2005     Drama supervisor, Play Director, and designer of play ( stage design and actors clothes) of the play  (Shafinkoush)  Fekra Association for theater and art, Gaza Strip.
2004     Drama supervisor, Play Director, and designer of play ( stage design and actors clothes) of the play (something is going on) Fekra Association for theater and art, Gaza Strip.
2002     Drama supervisor, set design, and songs writer for the paly (Mr. Perfect) Fekra association for theater and art, Gaza Strip.
1995     Set design – sour Grapes – Basma Society
Set design – looking for Tariff El Hadi – Dar El Jala theater group
1994      Assistant set design - Beauty and the beast – co production Ashtar / Marallam Theater.
1993      Set design – the moon of the princess (puppet show) Kasabah Theater
Puppet design and set design – the last night – Hakawati Theater

Educational Qualifications:
1991– 1994     Visual Theater School – Jerusalem
Sub. Plastic art, set design, directing, acting, music and theater

  1. Set design – waiting for Godot

Production for final year
1994      Director & set design – act without word
1993      Director and set design - Breathing
Production for the first year
1990 – 1991     Illustration and graphics – Amideast – Turbo company

Workshops and training courses attended:
2003      International visitors program, USA
1990      Peter Brook – Khan theater, Hahkawati theater, Jerusalem
1990      Sergeo Buhero, theater workshop (students of Grotoski) three months.


  1. Member of cultural team, Palestinian Israeli negotiations.

1990 – 1995   Board member, Palestinian league of artists