Ola Hassanain (b.1985) is a visual artist with an architectural background who lives and works between Khartoum, Sudan and Utrecht, Netherlands.
In 2020 she exhibited her most recent work “How shall we live?” a mixed media 3 part contribution, as part of The museum confederation L’ Internationale series : Artists in Quarentine series.
In 2019 she participated to the Chicago Architecture Biennial with “A Thought of the Outside” exploring the idea of space as discourse, an expanded notion of space that encompasses political and environmental questions. She also contributed to Sharjah Architecture Triennial 2019 through her mixed media installation ‘Gathering Place’ and is currently a PhD candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna. Her commitment to develop a spatial literacy that aspires to new political ecologies continues.
Hassanain’s was a BAK Fellowship 2018, Prince Claus Fund for Culture Development grant 2018, and a Hartwig Art Foundation Fund 2020.