EXHIBITIONS

2023

CLASSROOM OF LANGUAGE

ARTEXTE - MONTRÉAL / CANADA

2021

THE THIRD GENDER

A.K.T; - PFORZHEIM / GERMANY

Curated by Janusz Czech

2019

NOGUCHI: BODY-SPACE DEVICES

NOGUCHI MUSEUM - NEW YORK / USA

Curated by Dakin Hart

Rad Hourani: Non-Gendered Sets for Noguchi were a dynamic addition to the Museum’s collection installation, served to enliven the Contract and Release performance series, named after Martha Graham’s technique. Executed by dancers following patterns established by Brendan Fernandes and accompanied by a score co-created with Amanda Jane Graham.

2019

GENDER BENDING

FINE ARTS MUSEUM - BOSTON / USA

Curated by Michelle Finamore

2017

DRESSING IDEAS IN FILMS

GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM - BILBAO / SPAIN

Curated by Yon & Xabier Martínez-Jauregi

2016

EYE

L40 GALLERY - BERLIN / GERMANY

Curated by Vava

2015

NEUTRALITY

ARSENAL CONTEMPORARY ART - MONTRÉAL / CANADA

2015

COUTURE UNISEXE #14

CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE (CCC) PARIS - PARIS / FRANCE

Curated by Rad Hourani in collaboration with Arsenal Contemporary Art, featuring works by Anselm Kiefer, David Altmejd, Giuseppe Penone, Nick Cave, Oscar Tuazon, Theaster Gates, Tony Lewis, and Ugo Rondinone

2013

SEAMLESS

PHI - MONTRÉAL / CANADA

Curated by Phoebe Greenberg

 

S E L E C T E D  D A T E S

 

JUNE 2021 - PFORZHEIM / GERMANY - A.K.T; - "THE THIRD GENDER” EXHIBITION

OCTOBER 2019 - MIDDLETOWN / USA - EZRA & CECILE GALLERY - "INACTION” EXHIBITION

SEPTEMBER 2019 - NEW YORK / USA - NOGUCHI MUSEUM ""CONTRACT AND RELEASE" IN "NOGUCHI: BODY-SPACES DEVICES" EXHIBITION

MAY 2019 - BORDEAUX / FRANCE - MUSÉE DES BEAUX-ARTS "JE NE PEUX PAS RESTER SILENCEUSE” PERFORMANCE IN THE PERMANENT EXHIBITION

MARCH 2019 - SEOUL / SOUTH KOREA - SAVINA MUSEUM - "NA NA LAND : IT'S MY WORLD” EXHIBITION

MARCH 2019 - BOSTON / USA - FINE ARTS MUSEUM - "GENDER BENDING” EXHIBITION

JUNE 2017 - BILBAO / SPAIN - GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM - "UNISEX” INSTALLATION IN “DRESSING IDEAS IN FILMS” EXHIBITION

OCTOBER 2016 - SAN JOSE / USA - SAN JOSE MUSEUM OF ART - “BEAUTY" COOPER HEWITT EXHIBITION

JULY 2016 - BERLIN / GERMANY - L40 GALLERY - “EYE" EXHIBITION

FEBRUARY 2016 - NEW YORK / USA - THE COOPER HEWITT DESIGN MUSEUM - “BEAUTY" EXHIBITION

FEBRUARY 2016 - TIBLISI / GEORGIA - PHOTO FESTIVAL  - “PORTRAITS" EXHIBITION

NOVEMBER 2015 - MONTRÉAL / CANADA - ARSENAL CONTEMPORARY ART - “NEUTRALITY" EXHIBITION

SEPTEMBER 2015 - HERNING / DENMARK - MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART - “RESISTANCE" EXHIBITION

JANUARY 2015 - PARIS / FRANCE - CANADIAN CULTURAL CENTRE - "COUTURE UNISEXE #14" EXHIBITION

NOVEMBER 2014 - BEIJING / CHINA - ARTCO GALLERY - “ANATOMY" EXHIBITION

JUNE 2014 - EINDHOVEN / NETHERLANDS - MU ART CENTER - “GENDERBLENDER” EXHIBITION

MARCH 2014 - DUBAI / UAE - ART WEEK - “5YRSOFUNISEX” EXHIBITION

NOVEMBER 2013 - MONTRÉAL / CANADA - CENTRE PHI - "SEAMLESS" EXHIBITION

APRIL 2013 - LONDON / UK - TATE MODERN - "METAPROJECTION” PERFORMANCE + INSTALLATION

NOVEMBER 2012 - NEW YORK / USA - FIT MUSEUM - "GENDERLESS PROCESS" LECTURE WITH HISTORIAN VALERIE STEELE

NOVEMBER 2012 - PARIS / FRANCE - LA CHAMBRE SYNDICALE DE LA HAUTE COUTURE - "UNISEX COUTURE" -  Rad Hourani was approached by the "Chambre Syndicale de la Haute Couture" in Paris to become an "invited member," with the endorsement of Sidney Toledano at "Christian Dior Couture." Embodying an innovative spirit since 2005, Rad Hourani then became the first to both create and introduce a gender-neutral collection in the history of "Haute Couture" in January of 2013.

NOVEMBER 2012 - PARIS / FRANCE - CENTRE POMPIDOU - "VF“ FILM INSTALLATION

JUNE 2012 - HONG KONG / CHINA - IT GALLERY - “EARTH" EXHIBITION

OCTOBER 2011 - SOEUL / SOUTH KOREA - PUBLIC - “UNISEX” PERFORMANCE

OCTOBER 2011 - PARIS / FRANCE - MANNERHEIM GALLERY - "TRANSFORMABLE UC#8” EXHIBITION

JUNE 2011 - ARNHEM / NETHERLANDS - ARNHEM BIENNALE - “UNFRAMED” INSTALLATION

FEBRUARY 2010 - NEW YORK / USA - YVON LAMBERT GALLERY - "UC#5” SHOW PERFORMANCE

JUNE 2009 - PARIS / FRANCE - JARDIN DU PALAIS-ROYAL - “TRANCLASSIC" EXHIBITION

OCTOBER 2007 - PARIS / FRANCE - DOMINIQUE FIAT GALLERY - “GENDER-NEUTRAL - UC#0” - A performance via the medium of the runway to introduce the first entirely gender-neutral ready-to-wear collection in the history of fashion. Rad Hourani invented the first gender-neutral patterns in 2007, in addition to a new sizing system specific to a complete unisex wardrobe. In conceiving his revolutionary concept of ready-to-wear collections, the works of art aim to initiate a dialogue on non-binary through the medium of costume.
 

RAD HOURANI, LETTER H - 2023, METAL + WOOD + PLASTER + ACRYLIC, 8.5 X 10 X 44” IN

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