born Iraq 1975
lives and works in Canada

email|  sukainakubba at gmail



SELECTED SOLO and TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2019  Upcoming: Exhibition at Fisch Haus, Wichita, Kansas
2016  Peaks, with Natalie McGowan, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow
2016  Double-Blind, with Natalie McGowan, Intermedia Gallery, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
2016  As You Were, with Carmel O’Brien, Glasgow International 2016  
2015  Mortem Simulans, with Carmel O’Brien, Commissioned by Merchant City Festival, Glasgow    
2014  WORK OUT, Solo Project at Hilary Crisp Gallery, London, UK
2013  Pavor Nocturnus, Solo Exhibition, Kendall Koppe Gallery, Glasgow
2012  L’anniversaire, Solo Exhibition, Espace Projet, Montreal


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
o Gwenava International, Eat Prey Love, Curated by Gwenan Davies and Geneva Sills, Glasgow, 
2018
o Exquisite Corpse, Curated by James Sayer, New Glasgow Society
o Costume Design for Madeleine V Brown, Performance Pets, curated by Andreevich & Shpilko, Fatima Maleki’s House, London
o N-E-U P-N-E-U-M-A-T-I-C-S-! by Mulholland, O’Brien and MV Brown, New Glasgow Society, Glasgow International 2018
o Exquisite Offerings, curated by Ellis Luxemburg, Glasgow Project Room, Glasgow International 2018
o Participating Performer, I’m Going to Tell You About My Life, by Esther Ferrer, Glasgow International 2018
o Participating Performer, LOOP, by Alys Owen and Beth Shapeero, Glasgow Underground, Glasgow International 2018
2017
o HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists, Group Exhibition, Aga Khan Museum, Toronto, Curated by Swapnaa Tamahane 
o Performance and readings for Adam Lewis Jacob: CCA Creative Lab, Glasgow; and Emotional Need at Collective, Edinburgh
o ULTRA VIRES: video/ performance for lightreading with Sarah Rose at CCA Glasgow, curated by Kari Robertson
o Things: 6 Dixon Street, Glasgow, Curated by Very Friendly and withfc 
o Costume Design for Madeleine V Brown, Venice International Performance Week, Palazzo Mora, Venice
2016
o Performance and Publication Launch for ULTRA VIRES, by lightreading (Sarah Rose and Sonya Lacey) and Good Press, at David Dale Gallery, Glasgow
o Gwenan International, In The Office, Curated by Gwenan Davies, Hope St, Glasgow
2014
o GwenanInterKubba, Curated by Gwenan Davies and Sukaina Kubba, Glasgow
o Le swimming, Glasgow International Festival 2014, Underground Car Park, Glasgow
o Gwenan International 2014, Curated by Gwenan Davies, Old Hairdresser’s, Glasgow
o Lucy Donna, with Jenny Lewis & Alys Owen, Underground Car Park, Fleming House, Glasgow
2013
o A Deeper Understanding, video for NITEFLIGHTS, curated by Michelle Hannah, CCA, Glasgow
o Voyages, curated by Imi Maufe and Rona Rangsch, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany
o Acts of Longevity, The Briggait, Glasgow
o Gwenan and Justin International, Curated by Gwenan Davies and Justin Stephens, 42 Carlton Place, Glasgow
o Gwenan International, “An Evening of…”, Curated by Gwenan Davies, Glasgow
o EROTTAA+-US Round-up of Deer, Glue Factory, Glasgow
2012
o EROTTAA+-US Round-up of Deer, Aalto Media Lume Centre, Helsinki
o Masters of Letters, Bermondsey Project Space, London, UK
o Gwenan International, Curated by Gwenan Davies, 42 Carlton Place, Glasgow


ONGOING PROJECTS
2018-2020
o Alias Domaines, Two-person research project with Craig Mulholland


SELECTED RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS
2019
o Currently: Six-week Residency at Fisch Haus, Wichita, Kansas
2015  
o Glasgow Visual Art and Craft Award Scheme - Research and Development for AWY
o Dumfries House Residency, Two-week residency, Ayrshire, Scotland
2014
o WORK OUT, Two-month residency at Hilary Crisp Gallery, London
o Dumfries House Residency, One-week residency, Ayrshire, Scotland
2013  
o In Residence, Two-Month Summer Residency, Kendall Koppe Gallery, Glasgow
2012
o MLitt Nominee for SPIE Graduate Prize for GSA Degree Show
o British Airways Collection, Masters of Letters Print Box, Glasgow
Before 2012
o Grymsdyke Farm Residency, Buckinghamshire, 2011
o Quebec Arts Council Artist Grant with Sarah Rooney, 2000
o First Prize, Centre for Canadian, Architecture Competition for the Park-Pine Interchange, Montreal, 1996
o Research Travel Grant, McGill School of Architecture, Urban Planning and Housing, Zihuatanejo, Mexico, 1996


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
2019
o Upcoming: Objects of Adornment, Collaborative publication with MakeICT and Fisch Haus, Wichita, ed. Sukaina Kubba
2018
o Hommages, No.1, Contributor, Composed and edited by Craig Mulholland
2017
o OTHER LIBRARIES: Publication with Govan Community Project and Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, ed. Sukaina Kubba
o HERE: Locating Contemporary Canadian Artists, Exhibition Catalogue, published by the Aga Khan Museum
2016
o ULTRA VIRES, Architectural proposal, with Craig Mulholland, published by lightreading (Sarah Rose and Sonya Lacey), 
shown: David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, Sans Serif Amsterdam, the New York Art Fair, and Good Press, Glasgow
2015
o Drawing for Queens Park Music Club, Volume 2, published by Queens Park Railway Club, Glasgow
o Phoenix Exhibition Catalogue, published by the Glasgow School of Art 
2013
o La Femme Sombra, Artist Book for Voyage, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Germany


ACADEMIC TEACHING and ACADEMIC CURATION
2017-2018
o LECTURER/ Painting and Printmaking, The Glasgow School of Art, UK
o CO-DIRECTOR and Curator/ LAST FUTURES: Exhibition, Performances, Tramway, Glasgow 
  Last Futures  was a year-long extra-curricular programme for Graduates and Undergraduate students form the Glasgow 
  School of Art, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow University with the BBC SSO  
2015-2017
o LECTURER/ (2015-2017) Master of Research in Creative Practices, the GSA, Glasgow
2017-2018
o VISITING CRITIC/ Master of Architecture, Royal College of Art, London, UK
o VISITING CRITIC/ Design Activism, Trans-Discipinary Design MFA, Parsons School of Design, The New School, New York
o VISITING CRITIC/ Design Futures, Barnard College School of Architecture, Columbia University, New York
2016
o CURATOR/ “New Dreams,” Design Domaine, two exhibitions at The Glasgow School of
Art and Glasgow University, a one year programme with GSA, RCS, GU and BBC SSO
2014-2015      
o CURATOR, Phoenix Bursary Exhibition/ The Glasgow School of Art, Mar to Aug 2015
o Phoenix Bursary PROJECT COORDINATOR and TUTOR, The Glasgow School of Art
  The Phoenix Bursary and Exhibition were a result of support given to the graduating Undergraduate Class of Fine Art 
  after the first Mackintosh fire in 2014
2013-2017
o VISITING LECTURER / MLitt in Fine Art Practice, The Glasgow School of Art
2014
o PRODUCER and Exhibition Curator/  Neu Now Festival, European League of Institutes of the Arts, Reid Gallery, GSA
2013    
o CURATOR/ 1913: Rite of Spring, Exhibitions and Performances at the Hidden Gardens, Fleming House Underground Car Park,
  Mono and the Old Hairdresser’s, for the GSA, RCS and BBC SSO
2004
o RESEARCH ASSISTANT - Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal


OTHER WORK and CURATION
2017-2018
o Artist and Editor/ Workshops with Govan Community Project and CCA, Glasgow
o Producer for Creative Scotland, Edinburgh, Project Manager for a commission by Syrian Artist Nihad Al Turk
2017
o Producer/ Counterflows Festival 2017
o Interpreter and Volunteer at the Govan Community Project, Glasgow
2016
o Producer/ Counterflows Residency, Andrea Neumann and Adam Campbell, CCA, Glasgow
2014
o Curator/ Underground Car Park, Glasgow, Events and Exhibitions at Fleming House, Glasgow
o Co-Curator, GwenanInterKubba, Curated with Gwenan Davies, 173 Kenmure Street, Glasgow
1999 - 2010
o Senior Architect/ Arif Bintoak, Dubai, 2006 to 2010
o Architect/ Menkes Schooner Dagenais Le Tourneux Architectes, Montreal, 2004 to 2006 
o Architect/ Affleck De La Riva Architectes, Montreal, 2001 to 2003


EDUCATION
2012 MLitt in Fine Art Practice (Painting), The Glasgow School of Art
1998 Bachelor of Architecture, McGill University, Montreal (Professional Degree)
1997 B.Sc.(Architecture), McGill University, Montreal