LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
Palestine, State of
DATE OF BIRTH
Hasan Kurd is a Palestinian contemporary jewellery and objects designer and maker. born in Palestine,Jerusalem in 1993. Hasan works to tie jewelry and tools in terms of symbolism, use and function. He works on dismantling traditional jewelry into units and rebuilding it, giving his art works a hybrid character between jewelry and tools and giving them new qualities that enjoy abstraction in form and content. In his work, he focuses on the use of natural materials while maintaining innovation and diversity permanently, as a jeweler who pays attention to the accuracy of details in his work and the accuracy of finishing associated with this traditional craft while taking into account the preservation of hand work.
He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Arabic Language and Literature from Birzeit University in 2016. He learned Arabic calligraphy between 2018-2020 and specialized in Diwani calligraphy and holds a BFA in jewelry art and design from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in 2022. He works part-time as a teaching assistant for several practical and theoretical courses at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design and research consultant for the crafts mapping project in Palestine with Turquoise Mountain. Won the Andy 2.0 prize for Excellence in craft art for the year 2022, and has received several other awards, namely (Eitan Ron Award for jewelry design - 2021, Evelyn Graver Award for Jewish Ceremonial Object - 2021, Roman Shapiro Award for Judaica - 2021, Award for excellence in studies, Fashion and Jewelry Department, Bezalel - 2021) .
WHO I AM
Hasan Kurd is a Palestinian contemporary jewellery and objects designer and maker.
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