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Razan Sabbagh's work explores socio-political issues and questions oppressive power structures, such as investigating the political infrastructure of prison. The artist often collects oral narratives and stories or takes existing texts, interviews or testimonies as a starting point for her work. Her minimalist installations, videos and performances often explore the relationship between art, activism, aesthetics and power.

She has participated in numerous exhibitions around the world, including the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe, Kampnagel and Talia Theater in Hamburg, the Sharjah Art Museum in the UAE, the Goethe Institute in Paris and Casino Display in Luxembourg.


2023 M.A. Master of Arts, Hochschule für bildende Künste Saar.
2011 Bachelor of Arts, Faculty of fine art, Damascus University.


2022    WERFEN, Hbksaar Gallerie, Saarbrücken, Germany

2022    Malerei. Zeichnung. Grafik, Burgbentheim/ Schlossstraße, Bentheim, Germany 

2022    RENDEZ-VOUS, DFG, Saarbrücken, Germany

2021    SUTURE, Goethe Institut, Paris

2021    VON, BIS, AUS, Saarbrücken, Germany.

2021    RENDEZ-VOUS, DFG, Saarbrücken, Germany.

2021    GEHEN_BLEIBEN, HBK, by Prof. Eric Lanz and Prof. Mattias Winzen.

2021    VON WANN, BIS WANN?, Saarbrücken, Germany.
2020   STATE OF ART, Galerie Postel.

2020   ABSENCE, Berlin, Germany.
2019    IN BETWEEN, Galerie Postel, Hamburg, Germany.

2018   Where ART you from, Baku Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2017    Fliegende Teppich, Cologne, Germany

2017   Millerntorgallery #1, Maastricht, Niederland 

2017   Im Ausland, Mom art space, Hamburg, Germany

2017   250 Jahre HFBK, Hamburg, Germany

2017   Meet the Syrian, Amsetrdam, Niederland

2016   Still Alive, Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

2016   What am I doing here?, Kulturbunker Gallery, Cologne, Germany

2014   Millerntorgallery #4, Hamburg, Germany

2013   Contemporary Islamic Festival, Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, UAE

2010   Jameel Prize, National Museum, Damascus,Syria

2009  Rundgang, Faculty of ne arts, Damascus, Syria

2009  ECUME, Haddath Campus, Beirut, Lebanon


2022    How do you look.., HBKsaar RUNDGANG, Saarbrücken, Germany

2021    Tülüfülükülümülü #4, Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany

2021    30X30, MK&G Museum, Hamburg, Germany

2021     FUTURADIO, Hamburg, Germany.

2021    Behind the walls, Von_Bis_, Saarbrücken, Germany

2020  SMALL TALK, UDK Rundgang, Coculture, Berlin Germany

2020  Space, Mauerpfeife, Saarbrücken, Germany

2020  30x30, Public space, Berlin, Germany

2020  1 min between 2 stations, Public space, Berlin, Germany

2019   Baynatna, Dead-Line, Berlin, Germany

2019   ‘I’ performance, Bremen, Germany

2018   Gefangene des Schneckenhauses, Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany

2018   Entrance, Thalia Theater, Hamburg, Germany

2018   FUTURADIO, MuT Theater, Hamburg, Germany

2017   Ritual Circle, Kleiner Michel, Hamburg, Germany  

2017   What if, Fusion Festival, Germany

2016   White hole, Mushabak nights, Berlin, Germany

2016  Growing down, Knusthaus, Cologne, Germany

2016  Still Alive, Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

2016  Syria Are.., Ingensteds, Oslo, Norway

2016  Utopia, Hamburg University, Hamburg, Germany

2015  You first, Metropolis-Kino, Hamburg, Germany


Contemporary Islamic Art Museum, Sharjah, UAE



22/23       Deutschlandstipendium

22/23       Artistic research lab, display casino Luxembourg

2021        Gopea Förderprogramm 21/22



2021        Fotoculmagazine

2017        wir machen das magazin 

2016        ABWAB

2016        kulturschog

2014        Elephant Magazine 

2012        Al Yaum


2022    Artists in exile, Panel discussion, Musée National de la Résistance, Luxembourg

2022   Nahaufnahme - KUNST SPIEGELT LEBENSRAUM, Stadtgalerie, Saarbrücken

2022   Fluctoplazma, Discussion on cultural diversity in the performing arts, Thalia Theater, Hamburg

2022   Panel Discussion on "Can Art Change the World? with Bettina Steinbrügge and Michael Gwosdz, Abaton Cinema, Hamburg

2021   Panel Discussion on “Is revolution female?, Kampnagel, Hamburg  

2021   Artist training Berlin

2018   Artist talk with Veronika Schöne from Freunde der Kunshalle, Galerie postel, Hamburg

2018   Artist talk with the artist: Sarah Nabil and the curator: Julia König, Baku Gallery, Berlin

2018   FLAX workshop artists: Katharina Grosse and Nasan Tur, Berlin

2012   Jameel prize workshop, by the National Museum in Damascus and V&A Museum in London), Damascus, Syria

2009  ECOME’ - cultural exchanges in the mediterranean, Beirut, Lebanon

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