DIMA SROUJI

Dima Srouji (b. 1990, Palestine) is an architect, academic, and artist based in London. She was the 2022-2023 Jameel Fellow at the Victoria & Albert Museum and teaches as Studio Lead in the MA City Design at the Royal College of Art, London. She holds a Master of Architecture degree from Yale School of Architecture and a Bachelor of Architecture from Kingston School of Art.

Srouji’s practice is focused on the environment, ground, objects, displacement, restitution, forgeries, and living archives, searching for potential ruptures in the ground where imaginary liberation can occur. Her politically charged works employ various mediums like glass, text, maps, plaster casts, sound and film, viewing each as an evocative object and emotional companion that allows her to question the meaning of cultural heritage and public space in the broader context of her home region, with a particular lens on Palestine. Her projects are developed closely with archaeologists, anthropologists, sound designers, metal workers, and glassblowers.

In 2016, she founded Hollow Forms, a glass-blowing design project in Jaba’, Palestine, in partnership with the Twam family.

Selected Exhibitions

Victoria & Albert Museum, London (2024); CAC Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Tai Kwun Museum, Hong Kong (2023); Ford Foundation, New York (2024); Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris (2023); Islamic Art Biennial, Jeddah (2023); Design Doha, Qatar (2024); Sharjah Art Biennial 15 (2023); Sharjah Architecture Triennial (2019); Palestinian Museum, Ramallah (2021-2023); Artvisor/60 Curzon, London (2023).

Selected Collections

The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Corning Museum of Glass, New York; Victoria & Albert Museum, London; Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris.

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