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Open Call | Artes Mundi 8 nominations

19 April - 15 May 2017 Elsewhere & around

Deadline: 15th May 2017 | 17:00 GMT Each Artes Mundi Prize begins with an open call for nominations. Nominations come from all over the world, submitted by artists, curators, directors of museums and galleries, other cultural organisations and members of the public. All nominations are reviewed by independent selectors. To be considered for the Artes […]

Film screenings | Black Code and Multicultural Dread

7 - 8 April 2017 Elsewhere & around

Date: 7th of April 2017, 19:00 Location: Mansion BLACK CODE/CODE NOIR by Louis Henderson & MULTICULTURAL DREAD by Arjuna Neumann The two films have emerged from the “epidemic” of racially motivated killings in the US – both films link present-day violence with historical colonial violence. Black Code/Code Noir connects today’s police algorithms for predicting criminals […]

Exhibition | One Dollar A Day by Jocelyn Saab

15 April - 14 May 2017 Elsewhere & around

Dates: 15 April 2017 – 14 May 2017 Location: Depo, İstanbul Depo is hosting distinguished director and photographer Jocelyn Saab with her solo show One Dollar A Day. Saab started out her career as a journalist and war reporter and moved into film during the ‘80s and has made four feature films and 30 documentaries. […]

Music Event | Irtijal’17 – XVIIth International Festival of Experimental Music

5 - 8 April 2017 Elsewhere & around

Dates: April 5th – April 8th Locations: Metro el Madina, Onomatopoeia the Music Hub, Ashkal Alwan, Dawawine, Yukunkun. For its XVIIth edition, Irtijal is proud to present (among other highlights) the results of an electronic music workshop that took place in Beirut in December 2016, in collaboration with music networking platform Simsara and renowned Swedish […]

Exhibition | Mophradat presents Meeting Points 8: Both sides of the curtain

12 April - 6 June 2017 Elsewhere & around

Dates: April 12th – June 6th Location: Beirut Art Center Mophradat opens the eighth edition of Meeting Points titled “Both sides of the curtain” with a 4-day events program starting from the opening night on wednesday 12 april with music for trumpet and modulating derbekah (2017), a performance by joe namy with walid sadek. This […]

Exhibition | MIDAD: The Public and Initimate Lives of Arabic Calligraphy

12 April - 15 August 2017 Elsewhere & around

Dates: April 12th – August 15th Location: Dar El-Nimer The inaugural exhibition of the El-Nimer Collection, Midād presents over 75 pieces from the eighth to the twentieth centuries alongside five new commissions from contemporary artists. The exhibition investigates the ways in which Arabic calligraphy has throughout history mirrored notions of the public and private, the […]

Call for application | Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine arts

27 March - 3 April 2017 Elsewhere & around

Application 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 | Saleh Barakat Gallery – Twelve Seasons

24 March - 6 May 2017 Elsewhere & around | Book Launch, Exhibition, Exhibition opening

Dates: 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.

Call for Application|FIDcampus

22 March - 1 April 2017 Elsewhere & around | Open Call

Deadline: 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 […]

Upcoming Elsewhere & Around

Close to Here | Roy Dib
Dec 2017

Close to Here | Roy DibDates: December 16-17, 2017 Location: Al-Madina Theater Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation for the Sharjah Biennial 13, Tamawuj This play is happening in a city close to here. One that only knew times of peace as exceptions. One where most people go to war and only few come back. Some die. Others disappear. This play […]
An unpredictable expression of...
Nov 2017

An unpredictable expression of human potential | Film ScreeningsDates: November 15 – November 28, 2017 Location: Beirut Art Center Films being shown in Hicham Khalidi’s exhibition for the Sharjah Biennial 13’s Act II, “An unpredictable expression of human potential,” will be screened at 8 pm throughout the month of November. Wednesday 15 november Also Known as Jihadi (120’), 2017 Eric Baudelaire Produced in […]
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 QadiriDate: 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 […]
Art Jameel Commissions | Sculp...
Oct - Nov 2017

Art Jameel Commissions | SculpturesDeadline: November 21, 2017 Announcement of winning artist: February 2018 Reveal of the final artwork: Winter 2018 at the opening of the new 10,000 sq meter Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai Commission includes: The winning artist will receive a production budget of USD 70,000, as well as support from a network of architectural, engineering and technical […]
Open Call | Beirut Art Residen...
Oct - Dec 2017

Open Call | Beirut Art ResidencyDeadline: December 15, 2017. BAR is a live-work space for artists/collectives looking to develop projects in a stimulating environment. The goal of the program is to facilitate collaboration between international as well as local artists. During their time, residents are encouraged to diverge from their usual practice and experiment with new ideas with the comfort […]
Under-Writing Beirut | Lamia J...
Oct - Dec 2017

Under-Writing Beirut | Lamia JoreigeDates: 10 October – 29 December 2017 Location: Marfa’ Beirut In her multi-chaptered project Under-Writing—Beirut, Lamia Joreige investigates historically and personally significant locations within Beirut’s present. Like a palimpsest, the project incorporates various layers of time and existence, creating links between the traces that record such places’ previous realities and the fictions that reinvent them. […]
Better Be Watching the Clouds ...
Aug - Dec 2017

Better Be Watching the Clouds | Walid RaadDates: August 31 – December 30, 2017 Location: Sfeir-Smeler Gallery The exhibition debuts some of Walid Raad’s new works from three ongoing art projects along with a recent collaboration with Lebanese architect Bernard Khoury, A portrait of a Beirut Site Museum: Preface (2016-2026). Born in 1967 in Lebanon, Walid Raad is Professor of Art at […]
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 Tea SetArt 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.