Kevork Mourad
Born in Qamishli, Syria, 1970. Lives and works in New York, USA. Kevork Mourad is an Armenian artist. Represented by Galerie Claude Lemand, he has exhibited at Galerie Tanit, Beirut, and the Rose Art Museum, Boston. As a painter and video artist, he has performed his animated and live visuals around the world. A member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble, he was featured in the documentary The Music of Strangers. He has performed at the Brooklyn Museum, Nara Museum in Japan, Art Institute of Chicago, American Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center Atrium, Rhode Island School of Design, Harvard University, Rubin Museum of Art, Tanglewood, Dutch Royal Palace for the Prince Claus Foundation, ElbPhilharmonie, Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Walt Disney Concert Hall, in a commission of Handel’s Israel in Egypt by the LA Master Chorale. The 2016 recipient of the Robert Bosch Stiftung prize, he presented an animated short film about Syria. He was commissioned to realize a performance by the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Photo by Arnaud Pyvka. Image courtesy of the artist