Born in Beirut in 1983, Caline Aoun lives and works between Beirut and London.
She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins, London, in 2005. In 2009, she received a Postgraduate degree in Fine Art from the Royal Academy School, London. She also earned a Professional Doctorate in Fine Art at the University of East London, London in 2012.
Selected solo exhibitions include Seeing Is Believing (Palais Populaire, Berlin), Artissima (Torino, Italy), Seeing Is Believing (MAXXI, Rome), Concrete Layers (Greynoise, Dubai), Remote/Local (Art|Basel – Statements), The Future of Smart Technology in your Hands (Noshowspace, London), Scape (Sartorial Project Space, London). Her work has been exhibited in a number of group exhibitions, including When The Image Is New, The World Is New (Marfa’, Beirut), Leaving the Echo Chamber – Look for Me All Around You (Sharjah Biennal 14, UAE), Home Beirut – Sounding the Neighbours (MAXXI, Rome) I Spy with my Little Eye…(Casa Arab, Madrid and Mosaic Room, London), Dust (Centre for Contemporary Art at Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw), Stopped Clocks in Places of Busyness (Fold Gallery, London), Exposure 2012 (Beirut Art Center, Beirut).
Her work is part of the collections of MFAH (Museum of Fine Arts Houston), Maxxi (Rome) and Deutsche Bank (Berlin)
Caline Aoun is Deutsche Bank’s Artist of the Year 2018