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Open Studios | Beirut Art Residency

Date: Thursday, February 22 | 7-10 PM Location: Beirut Art Residency Open Studios features the works of Beirut Art Residency’s current artists-in-residence: Beatriz Morales, Elena Gileva, Babak Kazemi and Pargol Einaloo. Beatriz Morales At Open Studios, Beatriz presents a series of works influenced by how layers of time overlap visually on the facades of buildings […]

Knots’n Dust | Francis Alÿs

31 January - 3 May 2018 Elsewhere & around

Date: 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 […]

Points of Contact | Group Exhibition

27 January - 10 March 2018 Elsewhere & around

Date: January 27 – March 10, 2018 Location: Goethe Institut Libanon The exhibition and public program Points of Contact brings together multi-media responses and investigations into the architecture of the built environment in Lebanon, and its impact on a human bodily experience. The participating artists, theorists, activists, lawyers and architects will explore an interpenetration of […]

Pierre Sadek: Picturing History | Pierre Sadek

7 February - 30 April 2018 Elsewhere & around

Date: 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 […]

Yassin Haute Couture | Raed Yassin

17 January - 7 April 2018 Elsewhere & around

Date: January 17 – April 7 2018 Location: Marfa’ Gallery In this multimedia exhibition, Raed Yassin immerses viewers in a plethora of images, sounds, lights, forms, memoirs culled from pop culture, where he laces facts, histories with fiction to invoke a romanticized representation of the past and simultaneously conceal deep personal wounds. The artist has […]

New Sites for the Museum Departments or four places to visit Heaven | Khalil Rabah

18 January - 7 April 2018 Elsewhere & around

Date: January 18 – April 7, 2018 Location: Sfeir-Semler Gallery The exhibition presents a new iteration of The Palestinian Museum of Natural History and Humankind; Khalil Rabah’s ongoing inquiry into the ways in which history is socially constructed through material embedded in identity and culture. Founded in 1995, and taking the historical and geopolitical context […]

Public Talk | The Urban Re-Construction of Space under the Mamluks by Howayda Al-Harithy

19 February 2018 Ashkal Alwan Event | Public Talk

Monday, February 19, 2018 | 8 PM The paper is a reading of space in Mamluk architecture, not based on a formal analysis of systems of geometric planning, scale and proportions; but a reading of space based on Henri Lefebvre’s prescription. It is a reading of space in Mamluk architecture as a “product” developed over […]

JOB OPPORTUNITY | PART-TIME LIBRARIAN

11 April - 12 May 2018 Event

Starting date: June 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.

Upcoming Elsewhere & Around

Sami Müller: Painter of Clay ...
Jun - Sep 2018

Sami Müller: Painter of Clay | Sami MüllerDate: June 1 – September 24, 2018 Location: Sursock Museum Samir Müller (1959-2013) was a painter who used clay for canvas, engobe for pigment, and his fingers for brushes. His ceramic paintings include abstract landscapes, dancing figures on globular vases, and urban scenes in which human silhouettes haunt the streets of Beirut. Adept at rendering […]
Chou Hayda | Annabel Daou and ...
May - Dec 2018

Chou Hayda | Annabel Daou and the People of BeirutIn November of 2017, people from across Beirut came to the National Museum and gave their voices to a number of objects in the collection. The people spoke to and for and about these objects from the past, and, in doing so, they revealed fragments of the present. They did not attempt to disclose a […]
Transposition | Talar Aghbashi...
Apr - Aug 2018

Transposition | Talar AghbashianDate: April 21 – August 25, 2018 Location: Marfa’ Gallery At once familiar and alien, landscapes are at the core of Talar Aghbashian’s work. They seem to have been the theater of chaotic events left in a state of disturbing yet peaceful silence. An uncanny feeling is felt as one identifies with these anthropomorphic landscapes […]