Abdul-Rahman Abdullah

Abdul-Rahman AbdullahMonster Maker, 2016, 51 x 48 x 27 cm, painted wood
Image courtesy of the artist and This Is No Fantasy + Dianne Tanzer Gallery

Born 1977, Port Kembla, NSW. Lives and works in Perth.

Abdul-Rahman Abdullah is a West Australian artist whose practice explores the different ways that memory can inhabit and emerge from familial space. Working primarily in sculpture, Abdullah draws on passages of personal history, articulating formative experiences of individual identity within the broader scope of family.

Attending the Victorian College of the Arts and  Curtin University, Abdullah graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 2012. His work has been exhibited recently at the Art Gallery of South Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art and the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art.