Hani Zurob

Born in 1976, Rafah, Palestine
Lives and works in Paris, France

In 1994 he left to Nablus where he achieved his studies in Fine Arts (1999). He then settled in Ramallah until 2006. In 2006 Zurob got a grant that allowed him to reside at the Cité internationale des Arts in Paris. Since then, he held different solo shows in Paris, Atlanta, Marrakech and Dubai. He has also participated in several group exhibitions and artistic events such as: Le Corps découvert, Contemporary Arab art, Institut du Monde Arabe (IMA), Paris (2012), Palestine: La création dans tous ses états held at the Arab World Institute in Paris (2009) and then at the National Museum of Bahrain (2009)

Taysir Batniji

*1966 Gaza, Palestine.

Born in Gaza in 1966, Taysir Batniji studied art at Al-Najah University in Nablus in the West Bank from 1985-92. In 1994 he was awarded a fellowship to study at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Bourges, France, where in 1997 he graduated with a DNSEP (Higher National Diploma in Plastic Expression). Since then he has divided his time between France and Palestine, developing an interdisciplinary practice including drawing, painting, installation and performance often closely related to his heritage.