Waheeda Malullah

Waheeda Malullah is a visual artist who works in multiple media with a focus on photography and video. Born in 1978,Waheeda Malullah lives and works in Bahrain. She holds a degree in Graphic Design from the Regional Institute for Advertising and Marketing, Bahrain.

Malullah’s work has been exhibited extensively both regionally and internationally. In Bahrain, she has been exhibited at Al Riwaq Art Space. In addition she participated in the following international exhibitions: The 11th International Cairo Biennale (2008-2009), The SharjahBiennal (2009), Woman on the Verge (Empty Quarter Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 2012), Somehow, somewhat in the middle of things (Liefhertje en De Grote Witte Reus, Den Haag, Holland, 2012), The Cinéma du Réel festival (Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, 2012), Light from the Middle East: New Photography (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, 2012-2013), 25 Years of Arab Creativity (Institut du monde arabe, Paris, France, 2012-2013), MinD/Body (Dubai Community Theatre & Arts Centre, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2013) and The 55th International Venice Biennale (La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy, 2013).

Waheeda Malullah participated in residencies at The Townhouse Gallery (Cairo, Egypt, 2005), The Delfina Foundation (London, UK, 2008-2009), and The International Studio & Curatorial Program (New York, USA, 2013). In January 2013, Malullah won the Al Dana Prize, the first prize at Bahrain’s 39th Annual Fine Arts exhibition and in 2015 she received Bronze Palm Award for Photography at Visual Arts Forum, KATARA in Doha. Waheeda Malullah’s works can be found in the collections of the institut du monde arabe and the British Museum.

Exhibitions by Waheeda Malullah