Ali Gharib
Ali Gharib was born in 1978 in Freiburg, Germany. After his successful education study (2004-2010) at the University of Cologne he graduated in Media Art (2018) at the University for Arts and Design in Karlsruhe with Prof. Isaac Julien and Prof. Dr. Siegfried Zielinski. He worked as a graduated 
assistant for Prof. Isaac Julien, Prof. Ingo Günther and Prof. Dr. Siegfried Zielinski.

His artistic work is characterized by the handling of different mediums. In addition, Ali Gharib is the founder of the fictitious collective called Pipiismus which works in the tradition of Dada, the Beat Genration and Fluxus movement.


Exhibitions/Perfomances 

June 2018: „Der Pipiismus, das Diagramm und #Verpiss Dich!“, lecture performance, ZKM – Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe.

March-Apr. 2018: „The one and Only“ in „Absolventenausstellung 18“, group exhibition, Orgelfabrik, Karlsruhe.

June 2017: „Die systematische Vernichtung von Zwerglanien, in „group exhibition“, group exhibition, University for Arts and Design, Karlsruhe.

Nov. 2016: „Disco Aujourd’hui“, performance, ZKM – Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe.

June 2016: „Das Deutschwerdelager“ in „Refugee Republic 3.0, group exhibition, University for Arts and Design, Karlsruhe.

Feb.-March 2016: „Du bist FETT“, solo exhibition, Luis Leu Galerie, Karlsruhe.

Apr.- May 2015: „Super Positive“ in „22.Bundeswettbewerb – KunststudentInen stellen aus“, group exhibition, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn. 

Jan. 2015: „You Hate Me“ in „Art’s Birthday 2015“, group exhibition, E-Werk, Freiburg.

Jan. 2014: „EXILE“, in „Parallax Festival“, group exhibition, Lucerna Cinema, Praha.

Oct. 2013:  „EXILE“ in „Beyond Festival“, group exhibition, ZKM – Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe. 

May 2013: „After Warhol’s Hand Job“ in „Performing the Image by Isaac Julien“, group exhibition, Loop Artfair, Barcelona.

May-June 2013: „After Warhol’s Hand Job“ in „Le_Trou“, group exhibition, the loser project, Berlin.

Dec. 2012: „Tale of Love“, performance, University for Arts and Design, Karlsruhe.

May 2012: „Slumbery“, performance, University for Arts and Design, Karlsruhe.

Feb.-March 2012: „Somewhere over the Rainbow“, solo exhibition, the loser project, Berlin.

Feb. 2012: „Lover Man“, performance, University for Arts and Design, Karlsruhe.

March 2011: „Herr Klassisch-Aktmalerisch goes Design“, performance in association with  Bless design, University for Arts and Design, Karlsruhe.

Oct.-Nov. 2010: „Disposition“, solo exhibition, Galerie Edith, Cologne.

Feb. 2010: „Pets Must be Beautiful“, performance, Studio Dolk, Cologne.

Dec. 2009 – Jan. 2010: „Herr Klassisch-Aktmalerisch“ in „30“, group exhibition, Studio Dolk, Cologne.

June 2008: „Leidenschaft“, performance, Aachener Weiher, Cologne. 

May 2007: „Artifiziell“, performance, Masil, Cologne.