Resistance and Persistence
Opening: October 5
Dates: October 5 – October 24, 2016
Location: René Moawad Garden, Beirut


Art in Motion inaugurates its first intervention, “Resistance and Persistence”, in the heart of the city of Beirut.

Artists from the MENA region as well as international artists exhibit their works linked to the historical importance of Rene Mouawad Garden (Sanayeh) and inspired by the theme Resistance and Persistence. The selected international artists produce their works “in situ”, interacting with local artistic practices as well as locally sourced materials from the region.

Artists are Abdulrahman Katanani, Ada Yu, Bokja Design, Cathy Weyders, Chaouki Choukini, Ghaleb Hawila, Ghassan Zard, Hanaa Malallah, Houmam Al Sayed, Karine Debouzie, Lutfi Romhein, Marwan Rechmaoui, Mustafa Ali, Nabil Helou, Nancy Debs Haddad, Randa Nehme, Thomas Houseago, Vika Kova, Xander Spronken, Xavier Veilhan, Yazan Halwani, Yok Yok, Zeina Hamady and Ziad Antar.