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Open Call | Criteria. A Conference on Critical Design

24 February - 10 March 2017 Elsewhere & around | Open Calls

The MENA Design Research Center is pleased to host an interdisciplinary conference that focuses on the value of critical theory to design, arts, social sciences, and media. The conference aims to encourage interdisciplinary engagement that brings together academics and practitioners to share knowledge on how critical theory encourages social change by challenging assumptions about the […]

Panel Discussion | AFAC and Magnum Foundation

20 - 28 February 2017 Elsewhere & around | Panel discussion

Dates: Monday, 27 February 2017, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM Location: Ashkal Alwan The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) in partnership with Magnum Foundation are organizing a panel discussion entitled Merging of Art and Documentary Worlds: Photographing the Personal. Please join us for this exchange with documentary photographers Peter van Agtmael and Randa […]

Exhibition Opening | Sursock Museum – FABRIK

20 February - 9 May 2017 Elsewhere & around | Exhibition, Exhibition opening

Opening reception: Thursday 30 March from 18:00 to 21:00 Dates: 31 March, 2017 to 8 May, 2017 Location: Special Exhibitions Hall, Level -2 Curated by Florian Ebner | In partnership with the Goethe-Institut and ifa FABRIK (Factory) presents the work of five international artists reflecting on notions of “work,” “migration,” and “revolt.” This constellation transforms […]

Exhibition Opening | Sursock Museum Visit Beirut! Postcards and Travel Guides from The Fouad Debbas Collection

20 February - 13 June 2017 Elsewhere & around | Exhibition opening

Opening reception: 23 February from 18:00 to 21:00 Dates: 24 February, 2017 to 12 June, 2017 Location: The Fouad Debbas Collection Gallery, Level 1 “Hotels (in order of comfort): Royal, Bab Idriss Street (Michel Nasser, owner); established reputation; 38 bedrooms; comfortable; good dining; Beyrouth Palace, Place des Canons; new; comfortable; Metropole, Châteaubriand Street (German owner); […]

Exhibition Opening | Sursock Museum – Maha Maamoun

20 February - 13 June 2017 Elsewhere & around | Exhibition, Exhibition opening

Dates: 24 February, 2017 to 12 June, 2017 Opening reception: Thursday 23 February from 18:00 to 21:00 Location: Sursock Museum, Twin Galleries, GF Working primarily with video and photography, Maha Maamoun’s work deals with the circulation and function of images in vernacular culture, reframing these as tools for critical insights and analysis. The Law of […]

Open Studios | Beirut Art Residency

20 - 23 February 2017 Elsewhere & around | Open Studios

Dates: February 22nd from 7-10PM Location: Beirut Art Residency, 373 Rue Pasteur, Gemmayze Beirut, Lebanon Beirut Art Residency is pleased to announce their upcoming Open Studios featuring the works created by artists-in-residence Abdelkader Benchamma, Hilda Ekeroth and Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos during their time at BAR. Each artist will be showcasing work created during their two-month stay […]

Open Call | Goethe Institut – Beirut Short Stories

20 February - 1 March 2017 Elsewhere & around | Open Call

Deadline: 28 February, 2017 Following the success of Beirut Short Stories 2016, the project to promote young literary talent in the Middle East will continue in Beirut in 2017. In cooperation with the KfW Stiftung, the Goethe-Institut Libanon will be providing workshops headed by the Beirut- and Paris-based Syrian author and translator Dima Wannous. Beirut […]

Open Call | Beirut Design Week

20 February - 11 March 2017 Elsewhere & around | Open Call

Deadline for application: March 10, 2017 Dates of Design Week: May 19 – 26, 2017 The theme of Beirut Design week is a carefully chosen topic that represents the values of the MENA Design Research Center and identifies with current events. It also symbolizes the voice of the community of designers that come together once […]

Open Call- Residency | T.A.P and BeMA – Jezzine

17 February - 19 March 2017 Elsewhere & around | Artist Residencies, Open Call, reside

Deadline: Deadline: March 19, 2017 Location: Jezzine, Lebanon “BeMA” (the Beirut Museum of Art) spearheaded by APEAL (Association for the Promotion and Exhibition of the Arts in Lebanon), in collaboration with Temporary . Art . Platform (T.A.P) is launching an open call for its second Artists-in-Residence program as part of the museum’s outreach mission. This […]

Exhibition Opening| Townhouse: Temporal Semiotics – Malak Yacout

17 February - 10 April 2017 Elsewhere & around | Exhibition opening

Dates: February 18 – April 9 Location: Townhouse Factory In “Temporal Semiotics,” Malak Yacout teases out the relationships between the oral, the visual, and the text in Islamic thought, architecture, designs, and patterns. In constructing a mammoth cement structure to visually represent the temporal flow of Quranic rhythmic patterns, Yacout seeks to reconcile existing tensions […]

Upcoming Elsewhere & Around

I Am the Single Work Artist | ...
Nov 2017 - Feb 2018

I Am the Single Work Artist | Hassan SharifDates: 4 November 2017 — 3 February 2018 Location: Al Mureijah Square and Bait Al Serkal | Al Mureijah and Al Shuwaiheen Areas (Sharjah, UAE) In the making for several years, this landmark retrospective will include Hassan Sharif’s diverse body of work from the early 1970s to 2016. On view in Al Mureijah Square and […]
The Craft | Monira Al Qadiri <...
Nov 2017 - Feb 2018

The Craft | Monira Al Qadiri Tea SetDate: 3 November, 2017 – 5 February, 2018 Opening reception: Thursday 2 November from 18:00 to 21:00 Location: The Sursock Museum The Sursock Museum presents The Craft, Monira Al Qadiri’s first solo show in Lebanon. The exhibition comprises works in sculpture, video and sound that envisage international diplomacy as an alien conspiracy. Shown in two […]