Haroon Mirza (b. 1977, London, UK) lives and works in London. He has a BA in Painting from Winchester School of Art, an MA in Design Critical Practice and Theory from Goldsmiths College (2006) and an MA in Fine Art from Chelsea College of Art and Design (2007).
He is best known for his sculptural installations that generate audio compositions and has won international acclaim for installations that test the interplay and friction between sound and light waves and electric current.
Recent solo exhibitions include: LiFE, Saint-Nazaire, France (2017); Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada (2017); Summerhall Festival 2016, Edinburgh, UK; Pivô, São Paulo, Brazil (2016). His work was included in the 7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennale, China (2012) and the 54th Venice Biennale, Italy (2011), where he was awarded the Silver Lion.
Mirza is represented in the United Kingdom by Lisson Gallery, London.
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