Hussam Hasan is a Amman-based visual consultant, artist and photographer. His work primarily explores art in the public space, borders and movements. He has initiated works in various contexts from Amman, Basel, Sion, and Beirut to name just a few, his practice plays with, and often blurs the line between art and photography. In 2017, he was awarded the Hans Wyss Foundation scholarship to study in Switzerland where he received his master’s degree in Art in the Public Sphere from École de design et haute école d’art du Valais (édhéa). He has worked extensively with various local and international organizations of culture and media. Recently, Hussam has been leading a photography training program with UNICEF, Takween and Turquoise Mountain. He has served in numerous jury panels and has been a mentor for art students and emerging artists.


Master’s of Arts in Public Sphere, EDHEA – École de design et haute école d’art du
Valais, Switzerland (2017-2019)

Bachelor’s of Arts in Graphic Design, Faculty of Architecture and Art, University of Petra, Jordan (2005-2009)

Exhibitions and Performances

“Faire des films” Médiathèque Valais, Martigny, Switzerland (2021) USEGO Group exhibition, Sierre, Switzerland (2019)

“ACT performance festival” USEGO, Sierre/ city centre Basel, Switzerland (2018) Public intervention, Chippis and Sierre, Switzerland (2018)

Manoir de la ville de Martigny, video installation, Martigny, Switzerland (2018) MAXXX – Project Space, video installation, Sierre, Switzerland (2018)

“Les Rencontres d’Arles” photography festival, Arles, France (2014)

“Spring sessions, Spring harvest” The studio, Amman, Jordan (2015)

Public intervention, Darat Al funun, Amman, Jordan (2015)

“This time it personal” Makan art space, Amman, Jordan (2012)