Barbara Nahmad was born on 30 August 1967 in Milan. She graduated from the Accademia di Belle Arti in Milan in 1990, and subsequently taught there as well as at the Fine Arts Academies of Turin and Bologna.
Barbara Nahmad presented the following personal exhibitions: The Hanging Body, Campo Blu Artecontemporanea, Milan (1996); Galleria Marazzani Visconti Terzi, Piacenza (1999); Studio d'Arte Cannaviello, Milan (2000); P.O. Box, Sebastiano Amenta Contemporary Art, Parma (2001); Dana and Louise, Mudimadue, Milan (2002); Direct and Discreet, Nicola Ricci Contemporary Art, Pietrasanta, Lucca (2002); How to Be Good, Nicola Ricci Contemporary Art, Miart, Milan (2003); Yesterday Now, Image Contemporary Art, Arezzo (2004); Fondazione Bandera for Art, Milan (2005); The Tables of Protest, Italian Institute of Culture of Lubjana, Slovenia (2005); and A Rebours, Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Turin (2006). She also took part in the following group exhibitions: Sui Generis, Contemporary Art Pavilion - PAC, Milan (2000); Young Art, Finarte, Cartiere Vannucci, Milan (2001); Borderline, Mudimadue, Berlin (2002); Body Language, Beukers Gallery, Rotterdam (2003); The Rape of Europe, Luke & A Gallery, London (2003); XIV Quadrennial of Rome, Preview, Turin (2004); Seven, Everything Goes to Hell, Palazzo Pretorio, Florence (2005); A Journey through Italian Contemporary Art, Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv (2008); Silent Dialogues: Multimedia Portraits Throughout Time, ACG Art Gallery, The American College of Greece, Athens (2008); and The Open Mind of Lafcadio Hearn, ACG Art Gallery, The American College of Greece, Athens (2009).
Barbara Nahmad continues to live and work in Milan.
[Megakles Rogakos 08/2006]
BIBLIOGRAPHY: SCIACCALUGA, MAURIZIO; CORREGGIA, FRANCESCO; ROGAKOS, MEGAKLES Barbara Nahmad: Yesterday Now 2004 Image Contemporary Art, Arezzo