Makoul completed his PhD in 1995 at Manchester University in the UK. He has exhibited his work widely in Britain and internationally, including the Hayword Gallery, London , Tate Liverpool Harris Museum, Preston, Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, the Liverpool Biennale and many more.
He is co-author of several books/publications including Identity Theft, Return , Ibrahim Noubani, Outside the CAMP and Return in Conflict.
A retrospective monograph on Bashir Makhoul’s art has been published by Al Hoash. He was the Head of Department of Art and Design and the Director of the Research Institute of Media, Art and Design at
the University of Bedfordshire He was also the founding Head of school of Media Art and Design at the same University. He was the Rector of the Winchester Campus and Head of Winchester School of Art. Additionally, he is the founder and Co Director of the Winchester Center for Global Futures in Art Design and Media. He was the Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Birmingham City University, UK, and professor in art and design. Currently he is the Vice-Chancellor for the University for Creative Arts.
Bashir Makhoul is a Palestinian artist based in the UK. Over 20 years of work he has developed a body of work in a range of media which explored aesthetics of modernism and post-modernism as well as offering nuanced political critiques on topics of economics, nationalism, identity, war and torture.
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