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Nadim Abbas

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Absolut Art Bar - Apocalypse Postponed © Courtesy of the artist and Art Basel Hong Kong
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I Would Prefer Not To #2 , 2009 Digital C-print © courtesy of the artist
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Paper Rain Art Basel in Hong Kong public parade performance. (In collaboration with Arto Lindsay) , 2013 Wearable High Density Foam Barricades © courtesy of the artist
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I Would Prefer Not To #9 , 2009 Digital C-print © courtesy of the artist
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The Scale of the Universe , 2012 Stop Motion GIF Animations of Foodstuffs and Kitchen Accessories Dimensions Variable © courtesy of the artist
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Tetragrammaton (Aquarium Pyramid, Moody Gardens, Texas) , 2013 Inkjet Print on Duraclear © courtesy of the artist
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Detail of Afternoon in Utopia , 2012 Mixed Media Installation (sand, Concrete, Pigment Prints, Painted Wall Text, Red Tinted Lighting) Dimensions Variable (sandscape Coverage Approx. 46 Sq/m) © courtesy of the artist
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P/120503-001 , 2012 Archival Pigment Print 54x135cm © courtesy of the artist
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Apocalypse Postponed, 2014 Art Bar Installation . Bespoke Cocktails Designed by the Artist for Apocalypse Postponed © Photography courtesy Absolut/ Absolut at Art Basel in Hong Kong
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Apocalypse Postponed, 2014 Art Bar Installation . Bespoke Cocktails Designed by the Artist for Apocalypse Postponed © courtesy of the artist
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Apocalypse Postponed, 2014 Art Bar Installation . Bespoke Cocktails Designed by the Artist for Apocalypse Postponed © courtesy of the artist
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Detail of East of the River Nile, Millions of Miles from Mars (Psychogeography in the Living Room) , 2012 Living Room, Remote Control Off-road Vehicles, Wireless CCTV Systems, Sand and Concrete Forms, Construction Waste © courtesy of the artist
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Apocalypse Postponed, 2014 Art Bar Installation . Bespoke Cocktails Designed by the Artist for Apocalypse Postponed © courtesy of the artist
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Afternoon in Utopia, 2012 Mixed Media Installation: Sand, Concrete, Pigment Prints, Painted Wall Text, Red Tinted Lighting Variable, Sandscape Coverage Approx. 46 Sq/m © courtesy of the artist
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Marine Lover: A Hermatypic Romance , 2011 Mixed Media: Polyresin Coral Casts, Fluorescent Black Lights, Plywood, Door Frames, Mirror 300(h) X 100(w) X 1800(d) Cm © courtesy of the artist
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I Would Prefer Not To, 2009 Digital Photograph (c-print) 42 X 64 Cm © Courtesy of the artist & Saamlung
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© Courtesy of the artist & Gallery EXIT
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Hong Kong
Birth year
1980
Lives in
Hong Kong
Works in
Hong Kong
Representing galleries
Statement
Nadim Abbas was born in Hong Kong in 1980. A Hong Kong based installation artist, his work explores the mechanics of seeing, often touching on the hidden violences and psychological traumas that permeate the seemingly innocuous facets of day-to-day life. Abbas holds an MPhil in Comparative Literature from the University of Hong Kong and a BA in Fine Art (Sculpture) from Chelsea College of Art, London. 
 
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