About

Fatima was born in Kurdistan, Iraq, now she lives and works in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
She sketches a personal history of the environment of her birthplace in pre-war Iraq and how this
relates to her current residence in the Netherlands where she has lived since 1997 but also
presentday Iraq.
After her studies for business administration at Mustanseryia university in Baghdad, she fled to The Netherlands.
In 2005 she graduated Cum Laude at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague.
Her work has been presented in solo and group exhibitions, gallery Sanaa Utrecht, TENT Rotterdam, gallery RAM Rotterdam, Pictura Dordrecht, Art Amsterdam/gallery Suzanne Biederberg, OnArte Locarno Zwizerland and Art The Hague/gallery SANAA…