Artist Talk | Lamia Joreige

Artist Talk | Lamia Joreige

30 April 2018

Visual artist and filmmaker Lamia Joreige will discuss her artistic practice, using archival documents and elements of fiction to reflect on history and its possible narration, and on the relationship between individual stories and collective memory. In her work, she explores the possibilities of representing the Lebanese wars and their aftermath, particularly in Beirut, a […]

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JOB OPPORTUNITY | PART-TIME LIBRARIAN

JOB OPPORTUNITY | PART-TIME LIBRARIAN

11 April - 12 May 2018

Starting date: March 1st, 2018

Ashkal Alwan is seeking an active and dedicated librarian to join our team and help further develop and maintain Ashkal Alwan’s public library.

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Home Workspace Program 2017-18

Home Workspace Program 2017-18

9 October 2017 - 21 July 2018

HWP 2017-18 | October 9 - July 15, 2018

Workshops led by Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Lina Majdalanie, Iman Issa, and Raqs Media Collective

With seminars taught by Jalal Toufic, Monika Halkort, Walid Sadek, Carine Doumit, Elie Ayache and Walid Raad.

Image: Courtesy of Rayanne Tabet

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April 2018
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Upcoming Elsewhere & Around

Fragments | Rayyane Tabet
Apr - Aug 2018

Fragments | Rayyane TabetDate: April 26 – August 4, 2018 Location: Sfeir-Semler Gallery Rayyane Tabet’s Fragments explores an archaeological dig led by Max von Oppenheim, a German diplomat and ancient historian, in Tell Halaf, Northeast Syria, at the turn of the 20th century. The project stemmed from a performance presented at the 2016 Marrakech Biennale, and evolved through […]
Capturing the Ephemeral | Kari...
Apr - May 2018

Capturing the Ephemeral | Karine WehbéDate: April 12 – May 11, 2018 Location: Beirut Art Residency Karine Wehbé’s solo exhibition ‘Catching the Ephemeral’chronicles narratives from the beach resorts in northern Lebanon while investigating the process of recollection. Using locations and objects as signifiers of events, Wehbé’s new series dislocates the object onto another stage and explores the failure to recreate […]
Sci-Fi Trilogy | Larissa Sanso...
Apr - Jun 2018

Sci-Fi Trilogy | Larissa SansourDate: April 11 – June 6, 2018 Location: Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture presents Sci-Fi Trilogy, an exhibition by Larissa Sansour. The exhibition brings together three of Sansour’s films – A Space Exodus (2009), Nation Estate (2012) and In the Future They Ate From the Finest Porcelain (2016). […]
Photographs | Cy Twombly
Mar - May 2018

Photographs | Cy TwomblyIn association with Fondazione Nicola Del Roscio | In partnership with the Ministry of Culture Date: March 30 – May 7, 2018 Location: Sursock Museum The Sursock Museum presents, for the first time in Lebanon, an exhibition of photographs by Cy Twombly comprising of thirty photographs of subjects including intimate spaces, landscapes, and natural subjects, […]
La Vitrine: Lies | Raed Yassin
Mar - May 2018

La Vitrine: Lies | Raed YassinDate: March 27 – May 24, 2018 Location: Beirut Art Residency The Beirut Art Residency (BAR) is pleased to announce ‘Raed Yassin Lies’, the artist’s upcoming intervention in our ground-level space La Vitrine. Just as the title implies, Yassin’s latest installation uses provocative visual language that alludes to a made up reality we live in. […]
The Story of the Rubber Tree |...
Mar - Jun 2018

The Story of the Rubber Tree | Abed Al KadiriDate: March 9 – June 4, 2018 Location: Sursock Museum (Twin Galleries) The Story of the Rubber Tree is an ongoing project that examines the histories of Beirut’s abandoned houses, frequently re-inhabited and invaded by rubber trees. Once planted to provide shade in urban gardens, rubber trees now grow wild in the absence of people […]
Pierre Sadek: Picturing Histor...
Feb - Apr 2018

Pierre Sadek: Picturing History | Pierre SadekDate: February 8 – April 30, 2018 Location: Sursock Museum Though rooted in a very specific world-historical era, Pierre Sadek’s work is timeless. It constitutes a meticulous record of the history of a region in political, existential and violent turmoil, documenting the names, faces and events that captured the world’s attention during a time of […]
Knots’n Dust | Francis A...
Jan - May 2018

Knots’n Dust | Francis AlÿsDate: January 31 – May 3, 2018 Location: Beirut Art Center Francis Alÿs’ show at Beirut Art Center gathers works, both early and recent, that explore zones of turbulence, the motions at the core and the spread out effects, ranging from the minuscule to the monumental. The show reflects on the notion of turbulence, from […]