Born 1978. Saida, Lebanon
Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Engineering American University of Beirut. Beirut, Lebanon
Diploma École Supérieure Des Études Cinematographiques. Paris, France
Lives & Works Paris, France & Saida, Lebanon


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
  • Dark matter. Crypt of Saint-Joseph church. Beirut, Lebanon
  • Liminal places and things. Almine Rech Gallery. London, UK
  • Imagining Post-Truth. Selma Feriani Gallery. Sidi Bou Said, Tunisia
2016
  • Safe Sounds II. A Progressive Sound Installation. In collaboration with Beirut Art Residency. Beirut, Lebanon
  • After Images. Stories from the mountains of Asir. Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Beirut Exhibition Center. Beirut, Lebanon
2015
  • Derivable Sculptures. Selma Feriani Gallery & Almine Rech Gallery In collaboration with Shubbak & Westminster Council. London, UK
2014
  • Untitled Limits. Almine Rech Gallery. Brussels, Belgium
  • Au Hasard de la Pellicule. Museé Nicéphore Niépce. Chalon-sur-Saône, France
  • Liminality. Athr Gallery. Jeddah, KSA
  • Safe Sounds. La Criée Centre D’ Art Contemporain. Rennes, France
2013
  • ICI, Ailleurs (Here, Elsewhere) La Friche la Belle de Mai. Marseilles, France
2012
  • Expired. Almine Rech Gallery. Paris, France
  • Coastline. Sharjah Art Foundation. Sharjah, UAE
2011
  • Expired. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
2010
  • Morality – Act VI: Remember Humanity. Witter de With. Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Trust Media City Seoul. Seoul Museum of Art. Seoul, Korea
  • Nowhere Is A Place. Centre Photographique d’Ile-de-France. Paris, France
2009
  • Terres de Pomme de Terre. Almine Rech Gallery. Paris, France
  • America. Beirut Art Centre. Beirut, Lebanon
  • Where Everything Is Yet To Happen. Spaport Biennial. Banja-Luka. Bosnia, Herzegovina
  • 5x5Castelló09. The Premi Internacional d’Art Contemporani Diputació de Castelló EACC. Castello, Spain
  • Place Beyond Borders. Cittadellarte, Pistoletto Foundation. Biella, Italy
2008
  • Hiroshima Art Fair. Hiroshima, Japan Taipei Biennial. Taipei, Taiwan
  • Homeworks. Galerie Sfeir-Semler. Beirut, Lebanon
  • DI/VISIONS. The House of World Cultures. Berlin, Germany
  • New Ends, Old Beginnings. Bluecoat Gallery. Liverpool, UK
2007
  • Sweet Eye. Ein Al Hilwé Refugee Camp. Saida, Lebanon
2005
  • Memoires Vivres. The Plattform Gallery. Berlin, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
  • From Ear to Ear to Eye. Nottingham Contemporary. Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Un monde in-tranquille. Abbaye Saint André - Centre d'art contemporain. Meymac, France
  • From Ear to Ear to Eye. Nottingham Contemporary. Nottingham, U.K.
2016
  • The Silent Echo. Curated by Karina El Helou and co-organised with Diane Abela. Archaeological Site Museum of Baalbek. Baalbek, Lebanon
  • From the via Emilia to the World. Curated by Diane Dufour, Elio Grazioli and Walter Guadagnini. Palazzo da Mosto. Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Histories of Childhood. MASP Museu de Arte de São Paulo. São Paulo, Brazil
  • Do It. Co-curated by Hoor Al Qasimi & Hans Ulrich Obrist. Sharjah Art Foundation. Sharjah, U.A.E.
2015
  • Popist & Music / Sound. Fondation Louis Vuitton. Paris, France
  • Unfinished Cities. Bruges Triennial. Bruges, Belgium
2014
  • Here and Elsewhere. New Museum. New York, USA
  • A History. Art, Architecture, Design from the 1980’s Until Today. Centre Pompidou. Paris , France
  • All About These… Ladies and Gentlemen. Pilot. Curated by Fani Zguro. Milan, Italy & Istanbul, Turkey
  • Fluid Form II - Arab Contemporary Art in Seoul. Nemo (Samsung Blue Square) & Busan Museum of Art. Seoul & Busan, South South Korea
  • Songs of Loss and Songs of Love. Gwangju Museum of Art.
 Gwangju, South Korea
2012
  • Chkoun Ahna, Carthage Museum. Tunis, Tunisia
  • Triennale de Paris. Paris, France
  • This Here and There. Espace Apul Ricard. Paris, France
  • Collector. Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP). Lille3000. Lille, France
2011
  • Suspended Space. Pompidou Centre. Paris, France
  • Towards The Social Landscape. Lianzhou International Photo Festival. Lianzhou, China
  • Blockbuster: Cinema for Exhibitions. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey. Monterrey, Mexico
  • Big Brother: Artists & Tyrants. Palais des Arts et du Festival. Dinard, France
  • The Future Of A Promise. 54th International Venice Biennial. Venice, Italy
  • The Future Generation Art Prize. Victor Pinchuk Foundation. Pinchuk Art Centre. Venice, Italy
  • The Mediterranean Approach. ART for The World. Palazzo Zenobio. Venice, Italy
  • Sharjah Biennial 10. Sharjah Art Foundation. Sharjah, UAE
  • Live Cinema/In the Round. Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia, USA
2010
  • Act V: Power Alone. Witte de With. Rotterdam, Netherlands
2009
  • The Third Eye. Selma Feriani Gallery. London, UK
  • The Generational: Younger Than Jesus. New Museum of Contemporary Art. New York, USA
  • Sharjah Biennial 9. Sharjah Art Foundation. Sharjah, UAE
2008
  • Lieux de Vie. Mémoire et fantasmes de l’enracinement. Abbey of St André. Centre for Contemporary Art. Meymac, France
  • She Doesn’t Think So But She’s Dressed For The H-Bomb. Tate Modern. London, UK
  • Re-Reading the Future. International Triennial of Contemporary Art (ITCA). Prague, Czech Republic
2007
  • White Space / Black Space. Blank Gallery. Paris, France
  • Les Rencontres Internationals (Paris/Berlin/Madrid). National Gallery du Jeu de Paume. Paris, France
  • La Vanguardia Culturas Documental. The Principality of Andorra. Andorra, Spain
2006
  • Pawel Althamer. Le Centre Pompidou. Paris, France
  • La Cabane. Palais de Tokyo. Paris, France
  • Radica Closure. Oberhausen Film Festival. Oberhausen, Germany
  • Festival Côté Court Pantin. Seine Saint-Denis, France
2005
  • Video Brazil. Video Festival. Sao Paolo, Brazil
2004
  • Hiroshima Art Document. The Building, Former Bank of Hiroshima. Hiroshima, Japan
  • Code Unknown. Palais de Tokyo. Paris, France

Selected Residencies

2012
  • Delfina Foundation. London, UK
2011
  • Sharjah Art Foundation. Sharjah, UAE
2003
  • École des Beaux-Arts. Paris, France
  • Palais De Tokyo. Paris, France

Selected Seminars

2016
  • Public presentation and conversation with Mihaela Varzariat at the University of Kent. Canterbury, U.K.
2012
  • Séminaire MONDIALISATION / Séance 13. Paris, France

Collections

Centre George Pompidou. France

CNAP. France

FRAC Auvergne. France

FRAC. Alsace Permanent Collection. France

Nadour Collection. Germany

Kamel Lazaar Foundation. Switzerland

British Museum. United Kingdom

Aïshti Foundation. Lebanon

FNAC Centre (Fonds National d’Art Contemporain) France

Louis Vuitton Foundation. France

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