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MOHAMMED KAZEM

Born 1969 in Dubai, UAE.
Lives and works in Dubai.

A pioneering conceptual artist, influenced by his close friend and mentor Hassan Sharif, Mohammed Kazem's work touches on current global transformations in the social, political, and natural environments, and explores abstract ideas about the body, movement, space, and the natural elements.

Born in Dubai, UAE, 1969

 

Mohammed Kazem was born in Dubai, UAE, in 1969. A trained musician as well as an artist, Kazem studied painting at the Emirates Fine Arts Society, in Sharjah, UAE, attended Al Rayat Music School, in Dubai, and recently received his MFA at the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA. A pioneering conceptual artist, influenced by his close friend and mentor Hassan Sharif, his work touches on current global transformations in the social, political, and natural environments, and explores abstract ideas about the body, movement, space, and the natural elements.