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Exhibition | The New Normal

10 - 12 March 2017 Elsewhere & around | Exhibition

Dates: 10-12 March, 2017 Opening: Friday 10 March from 18:00 to 20:00 Location: The Hangar- Umam & Dawawine Main exhibition and performance program: The Hangar – UMAM D&R 10-12 March between Noon to 8pm Opening: 10 March from 6pm to 8pm hosting live performances Talk & Screening: At Dawawine Date: 11 & 12 March, 2017 […]

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 […]

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.