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Janah Hilwe, Untitled, 1946, Courtesy MAKB

HWP 2014-15 | October 6, 2014 – July 3, 2015

Setups / Situations / Institutions
Led by Resident Professors (RP)s Kader Attia, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Walid Raad, Khalil Rabah, Lina Saneh, Gregory Sholette, and What, How, & for Whom (WHW).

Downloadable material Traction 2 Booklet (PDF) Open Studios Brochure (PDF) Workshop VII Brochuche (PDF)

HWP 2014-15

Setups / Situations / Institutions
Lina Saneh | October 6 – 31, 2014
WORKSHOP I | Traction 2: Workshopping the Riwaq Biennale
Khalil Rabah | November 17 – 28, 2014
WORKSHOP II | The loudest muttering is over
Walid Raad | January 5 – 16, 2015
WORKSHOP III | 4 thoughts among others
Kader Attia | January 26 – February 6, 2015
WORKSHOP IV | Inquiries on a Common World
Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige | February 16 – 27, 2015
WORKSHOP V | Encountering the Counterinstitution
Gregory Sholette | April 13 – 24, 2015
WORKSHOP VI | Really Useful Knowledge
What, How, & for Whom / WHW | May 4 – 15, 2015
HWP Participants | May 25 – June 5, 2015
Jalal Toufic | Every third Monday from October 13 – June 15

HWP 2014-15 Calendar

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Upcoming Elsewhere & Around

Open Call | Beirut Design WeekOpen Call
Feb - Mar 2017

Open Call | Beirut Design WeekDeadline 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 […]
Open Call | Goethe Institut &#...Open Call
Feb - Mar 2017

Open Call | Goethe Institut – Beirut Short StoriesDeadline: 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 Studios | Beirut Art Resi...Open Studios
Feb 2017

Open Studios | Beirut Art ResidencyDates: 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 […]
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 […]
Panel Discussion | AFAC and Ma...Panel discussion
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Panel Discussion | AFAC and Magnum FoundationDates: 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 […]
Book launch| Ibrazz – Fu...Book LaunchLondon
Feb 2017

Book launch| Ibrazz – Future ImperfectEdited by Anthony Downey (Sternberg Press, 2016) Dates:22 February 2017, 630-8:30 PM Location: Catherine Place, London SW1E 6DY We are pleased to celebrate the launch of Future Imperfect: Contemporary Art Practices and Cultural Institutions in the Middle East, volume 03 in our Contemporary Visual Culture in the Middle East series. Future Imperfect: Contemporary Art Practices […]
Exhibition Opening| Townhouse:...Exhibition openingCairo
Feb - Apr 2017

Exhibition Opening| Townhouse: Temporal Semiotics – Malak YacoutDates: Feb 18th, 2017 at 7pm, Exhibition Feb 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 […]
Open Call- Residency | T.A.P a...Artist Residencies, Open Call, resideJezzine , Lebanon
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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 | On becoming two &...
Jan - Mar 2017

Exhibition | On becoming two – Tony ChakarDates: 25 January 2017 – 28 March 2017 Location: Beirut Art Center The aim of this stratagem is to play with and against a certain architecture and specific context, using as a starting point chakar’s relation to his different practices: architecture, text and language. Every moment of the exhibition represents the material mutation of a […]
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 […]
Exhibition | Blind Date
Jan - Mar 2017

Exhibition | Blind DateDates: January 12, 2017 – March 25, 2017 Location: Sfeir-Semler Gallery Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Dineo Seshee Bopape‭, ‬Mohammed Monaiseer, Joshua Mosley, Ania Soliman
A Few Things You Need to Know ...
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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.