Athar Jaber


Official news, announcements and artwork releases


September 2023

Artist in Residence

From September 2023 to March 2024, Athar Jaber will be doing a fellowship at Manarat Al Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi.


1 July 2023

Summer Exhibition

Athar Jaber is invited to make two interventions in the city of Damme for Àmare, the itinerary exhibition around and between the iconic countryside of Bruges and Damme.


24 June 2022


In occasion of the ceremony for the Award for Social Valorisation of the University of Brussels, Athar Jaber is invited to engage in a discussion with Ann Dooms, professor of Digital Mathematics. 

15 May 2022

Open Studio

In occasion of Open Studios, a one-day studio route coordinated by MORPHO, which highlights the presence of visual artists in the city of Antwerp, Athar Jaber’s studio will be open to the public.

Open Studio

1 April 2022

Interview with Athar Jaber

Athar Jaber engages in a conversation with Curator Lila Nazemian for Arte East’s Artist Spotlight Series.
Art Performance

15 February 2022

Sculpture Triennial

Athar Jaber participates in Antwerp’s 15th Sculpture Triennial at Gallery Campo & Campo with 5 marble sculptures.

Five Marble Sculptures

29 June 2021


Athar Jaber obtains his PhD in Visual Arts from the University of Antwerp.
Watch the full defence here.

8 May 2021

Bruges Triennale

Athar Jaber participates in Bruges Triennale with the new work Acheronta Movebo

Athar Jaber Marble Sculpture

October 2020

Art in Isolation

Athar Jaber participates in Art in Isolation, an exhibition at MEI Institue in Washington D.C., that pays tribute to the experiences and reflections of artists from the Middle East and its diaspora during a period of global crisis.

3 April 2020

A Mask for Life

In collaboration with UNHCR, Athar Jaber created a limited edition of ten marble masks. The proceeds will be donated to the UNHCR to support refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

24 October 2019

6th Lubumbashi Biennial

Athar Jaber participates in the 6th Lubumbashi Biennial as an artist in residence and creates Katanga Libanga a permanent installation for the Lubumbashi National Museum. 

8 May 2019

A Sculpture for Charity

Athar Jaber creates a sculpture for the Fundraising Gala auction of the Nadjmi Foundation, a charity organisation that treats children with cleft lips deformity in developing countries. 

April 2019

A Cool Breeze

Athar Jaber exhibits in Prague in a group show with Elmgreen & Dragset, Ron Mueck, Yinka Shonibare,  Stephan Balkenhol, Isa Genzken, Antony Gormley and Thomas Houseago among others. The exhibition at the Rudolfinum exposes new possibilities of spatial depiction of a figure in contemporary art.

April 2019

222 Artists

Athar Jaber features in the latest art and investment publication by Exibart highlighting 222 artists worth investing in. 

November 2018

Solo Exhibition

“Offerings”, Athar Jaber’s first solo exhibition in the Americas opens at the National Museum of Havana, Cuba.

August 2017

Artwork commission

Athar Jaber to create new work for the Palestinian Museum’s inaugural exhibition ‘Jerusalem Lives’.

March 2017

Artist Talk

Athar Jaber talks to This Surrounding Us All about his work and practice 


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