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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.

OPEN CALL | AUDIOVISUAL DIGITAL ARCHIVIST

Ashkal Alwan is seeking an innovative and dedicated Digital Archivist to help develop and maintain a sustainable infrastructure for born-digital as well as digitized materials – including appraisal, transfer, processing, metadata entry, as well as collaborating with staff of Ashkal Alwan’s library to test and implement search, discovery and access solutions. – Participate in a […]

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 […]
Space Edits (The Trouble with ...
May - Jul 2018

Space Edits (The Trouble with Language) | Group ShowDate: May 9 – July 18, 2018 Location: Beirut Art Center This exhibition introduces four influential figures of the 20th century, each of whom has initiated a very specific relationship between language and space, be it through transformation of poetry, performances, ready-mades, sculptures and installations, or politics of the body. Marcel Broodthaers, Guy de Cointet […]
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 […]
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 […]