The Point 0

Mohammed Sami
2022
Hardcover
The Point 0: Mohammed Sami
Publisher: Camden Art Centre
Dimensions: 29.7 x 25.5 cm, 11 3/4 x 10 in
Pages: 190
ISBN: 9781399939430
£ 40.00

This monograph, the first on the work of Mohammed Sami,  is  published on the occasion of the artist's  first institutional solo exhibition in the UK, The Point 0 at Camden Art Centre, London (27 January – 28 May 2023). The show will travel to the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea (10 June – 3 September 2023). The publication extends the scope of the exhibition,  collecting together and reflecting on more than five  years of Mohammed Sami's work alongside essays by Darian Leader and Amy Sherlock commissioned specially for this book,  designed by Fraser Muggeridge studio.

 

 Mohammed Sami was born in Baghdad in 1984, and lives and works in London. Having completed studies at the Institute of Fine Arts, Baghdad, he worked at the Ministry of Culture before being granted asylum in Sweden in 2007. Sami graduated from Belfast School of Art in 2015, and earned an MFA at Goldsmith’s College, London, in 2018. He has participated in group exhibitions at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (2022); Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art (2022); the Whitechapel Gallery, London (2022); the Hayward Gallery, London (2021); and Towner Eastbourne (2020). His paintings are held by the Arts Council Collection, London; Blenheim Art Foundation, Woodstock; the Government Art Collection, London; ICA Miami; the Imperial War Museum, London; LACMA, Los Angeles; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Tate, London; and York Art Gallery. In 2023, Sami’s work was the subject of a solo exhibition at Camden Art Centre, London, his first solo institutional exhibition in the UK.

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