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Exhibition| El Zohra Was Not Born in a Day

17 November 2016 - 7 January 2017 Elsewhere & around

Dates: November 17, 2016 – January 7, 2017 Location: Galerie Tanit In its philosophical sense, Al-Jahiliyyah – literally meaning “Days of ignorance” – does not describe a historical period as much as the state of ignorance and darkness that preluded the revelation of monotheistic Islam. This period and its rich cultural polytheistic heritage has been […]

Exhibition | YALLA DADA

9 November - 6 December 2016 Elsewhere & around

Date: November 9 – December 6, 2016 Location: Station The YALLA DADA exhibition creates a space to experience the continuing influence of the radical avant-garde Dada movement on contemporary artistic practice. Featuring existing, commissioned and in-situ creations from international and Lebanese artists, it will also explore ways to stimulate a Dada impulse in the region. […]

Open Call | Chorus for documenta 14

7 November - 5 December 2016 Elsewhere & around

Deadline for application: December 5, 2016. Members of the Chorus engage visitors to documenta 14. Their role is to follow the interests of the visitors—initiating dialogue, debate, and discussion by looking at and experiencing the work and sociopolitical as well as geographical contexts of documenta 14. While historically the Chorus has theatrical origins, speaking and […]

Exhibition | 32nd Salon d’Automne

Date: 25 November, 2016 to 27 February, 2017 Location: Sursock Museum, Special Exhibitions Hall, Level -2 One of the primary activities of the Sursock Museum since its opening in 1961, the Salon d’Automne has consistently brought together emerging and established artists in the longest running open call exhibition in Lebanon. This year’s Salon d’Automne brings […]

Listening, seeing, writing, moving

Event

Listening, seeing, writing, moving is Course Module I of HWP 2016-17: Head Above Water.

Some seminars are open to the public with limited capacity and require registration. Register by sending an email to hwp@ashkalalwan.org

Image: Diwan al-Mutanabbi, Lithograph print with hand coloring, Calcutta (?), 19th century, Courtesy of the Widener Library, Harvard University.

Public Talk | Xenofeminism in Alien Time with Diann Bauer

10 November 2016 Ashkal Alwan Event | public lecture

Bauer will introduce the idea of Xenotemporality (XT), which proposes that the human experience of time is not sufficient for how we organize, inflect and orient the systems on which we now depend.

Open callArab Film Festival – 9th edition

18 - 31 October 2016 Elsewhere & around | Open Call

Dates: Deadline on the 3rd of December, 2016 Feature, documentary, and short movies from or about the Arab World, produced after April 2015 are welcome. For more information on how to apply please click .

Talk | Feminist Subjects VS Feminist Effects

12 October - 2 November 2016 Elsewhere & around | Talk

Date: November 2, 2016 Time: 6pm Location: AUB Art Galleries This paper takes off from a brief history of the curating of feminist art in the North American and European contexts. The aim is to think about the exhibition, and the feminist show in particular, as a junction between practice and theoretical thought, a place […]

Talk | Curating Against The Apocalypse

12 - 20 October 2016 Elsewhere & around | Talk

Date: October 20, 2016 Time: 6:30pm Location: AUB Art Galleries Drawing on his recent book Decolonizing Nature: Contemporary Art and the Politics of Ecology, T.J. Demos will explore the ways ecology has entered into curatorial thought and practice, considering Documenta 13 as a case study. The presentation will pick apart the imperatives and contradictions of […]

Upcoming Elsewhere & Around

Call for application | Salzbur...
Mar - Apr 2017

Call for application | Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine artsApplication deadline: Monday, April 3 2017 The renowned Salzburg International Summer Academy has a global orientation. The teachers come from all over the world, such as Distruktur from Brasil, Andreas Lolis from Greece and Tony Chakar from Lebanon. Also this year’s motto “why produce art?” is highlighted from a global perspective. Ruth Noack, curator of […]
Exhibition & Book Launch ...Book Launch, Exhibition, Exhibition opening
Mar - May 2017

Exhibition & Book Launch | Saleh Barakat Gallery – Twelve SeasonsDates: Opening March 24th, 2017 at 7 PM. Exhibition continues until May 6th, 2017 Location: Saleh Barakat Gallery, Clemenceau, Justinian Street, Beirut-Lebanon “Twelve Seasons” Exhibition opening at the Saleh Barakat Gallery coincides with the launch of a new book about Gebran Tarazi and his geometrical art achievements. For more information visit this link.
Exhibition Opening| D-CAF Visu...Exhibition opening
Mar - Apr 2017

Exhibition Opening| D-CAF Visual Arts – CAMOCADate: From 23/03 to 12/04 Time: Weekdays from 5 – 9 PM and Weekends from 3 – 9 PM Locations: Kodak Passageway, 29 Hoda Shaarawi – First Floor & Windsor Hotel Tickets: FREE Curated by Berit Schuck, CAMOCA (Cairo Museum of Contemporary Art) is a transnational curatorial project that reflects on the history of contemporary […]
Call for Application|FIDcampusOpen Call
Mar - Apr 2017

Call for Application|FIDcampusDeadline: March 31st 2017 FIDMarseille will celebrate its 28th edition from July 11th to July 17th, 2017. FIDMarseille organizes a workshop from July 10th to July 18th, 2017, towards young talents, students and directors, coming from partner schools around the world. The participants will join meetings, screenings, workshops and master classes, and will participate to […]
Exhibition Opening | Galerie J...Exhibition, Exhibition opening
Mar - Apr 2017

Exhibition Opening | Galerie Janine Rubeiz – Wiped OffDate: March 22 – April 14, 2017 Location: Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Raouche, Beirut “The sea, impregnated with the residues of our cravings The atmosphere saturated with our desires Mountains covered by our greed desperately reaching out for the sky Animals smothered by our appetites People taken by the world they created for themselves Every inch […]
Book launch & exhibition ...Book Launch
Mar - Apr 2017

Book launch & exhibition invitation I KAPH & Sfeir Semler – Rabih MrouéDate: April 11, 2017, from 7PM to 9PM Location: Sfeir Semler Gallery, Quarantina, Beirut Book Launch of KAPH’s publication by Rabih Mroue taking place on opening night of the artist’s solo-exhibition at Sfeir-Semler Galery in Beirut, in the presence of the artist. For more information please contact Sfeir Semler Gallery at: tel.: + 961 1 […]
Call for Submission| Rusted Ra...
Mar - Apr 2017

Call for Submission| Rusted RadishesDeadline: April 1st, 2017 “Housed in the American University of Beirut’s Department of English, Rusted Radishes: Beirut Literary and Art Journal seeks writing and art that is innovative, truthful, risk-taking, and engaged. We have recently broadened our submission base and now welcome submissions from anyone who has a relationship with the Arab world, whether you […]
Exhibition Opening | Sursock M...Exhibition, Exhibition opening
Feb - Jun 2017

Exhibition Opening | Sursock Museum – Maha MaamounDates: 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 […]
Exhibition Opening | Sursock M...Exhibition opening
Feb - Jun 2017

Exhibition Opening | Sursock Museum Visit Beirut! Postcards and Travel Guides from The Fouad Debbas CollectionOpening 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 M...Exhibition, Exhibition opening
Feb - May 2017

Exhibition Opening | Sursock Museum – FABRIKOpening 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| Townhouse:...Exhibition openingCairo
Feb - Apr 2017

Exhibition Opening| Townhouse: Temporal Semiotics – Malak YacoutDates: 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 […]
Open Call- Residency | T.A.P a...Artist Residencies, Open Call, resideJezzine , Lebanon
Feb - Jun 2017

Open Call- Residency | T.A.P and BeMA – JezzineDeadline: 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 […]
Open Call for Participation | ...
Feb - Mar 2017

Open Call for Participation | Practitioner’s LabsDates: 10-14 July 2017 Location: Utrecht, Netherlands Deadline for application: 31 March 2017 This summer, Casco is contributing to Practicing the Commons by organizing Commons for Children, a program tailor made for children to accompany the conference’s many other activities by participant-commoners from all around the world. Conceived with artists Aimée Zito Lema and Merel […]
Exhibition | The Second Space
Jan - Mar 2017

Exhibition | The Second SpaceDates: 19 January 2017 |7PM – 31 March 2017 Location: Marfa’ The work of Stéphanie Saadé develops a language of suggestion, playing with poetics and metaphor. She shares clues, signs, imageless and occasionally silent trails with us, which interact like the words of a single sentence. It is for the viewer to decipher them, as […]
A Few Things You Need to Know ...
Nov 2016 - Dec 2017

A Few Things You Need to Know When Creating an Art Project in a Public Space in LebanonArt in public spaces in Lebanon: A research project and tool guide on the legal and administrative challenges and opportunities It is available online and can be downloaded on ISSUU.