Faisal Abdu’Allah graduated from the Royal College of Art.
His work primarily evolves from the interface of photography, the printed
image and lens-based installation. He constantly repositions values and
ideologies pertaining to representation.
He continues to broker disparate worlds through his practice best
exemplified in ‘The Garden of Eden’ 2003 with architect David Adjaye looking at the privileged gaze and more recently ‘Gold Finger’ 2007 with the late Joey Pyle from the British Mafia. The BFI showcased his first film
installation 'Browning of Britannia' 2008.
Abdu’Allah has participated in Sharjah, Torino and Tallinn Biennales and has been the recipient of the Decibel Artist Award 2005 and first prize at the Tallinn Print Triennial 2007. He is currently in collaboration with
Christian Boltanski on ’14 years in between’, due 2011-12.
2010 saw his first retrospective ‘The Art of Dislocation' at the Stanford
Wilton Gallery USA.
He is currently a visiting Professor in the Art & Art History Department at
He lives and maintains a studio in London.