Archive for the "Artist News" Category

Ziad Antar at Symposium International, Regarding Suspended Architecture in Lebanon, Beirut.

18 April 2013 - 21 April 2013

Participating artists: Ziad Antar, Marwa Arsanios, Kader Attia, Christian Barani, Francois Bellenger, Filip Berte, Dinahet, Maider Fortune, Hatem Imam, Lamia Joreige, Valerie Jouve, Jan Kopp, Lia Lapithi, Daniel Le. The overall objective of the project is the develop artistic and theoretical research on contemporary modernity from specific sites. Organised by Suspended Spaces, (Brent Klinkum/Jan Kopp/ […]

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Nicène Kossentini in Visual Artbeat #11

01 February 2013 - 30 April 2013

Feature piece about Nicène Kossentini’s Boujmal series, published in Visual Artbeat #11

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Ziad Antar at Ici, Ailleurs (Here, Elswhere) Group Show, Marseille (2013 European Capital of Culture)

12 January 2013 - 31 March 2013

Participating artists: Etel Adnan, Ziad Antar, Fikret Atay, Kader Attia, Faycal Baghriche, Lara Baladi, Gilles Barbier, Yto Barrada, Taysir Batniji, Mohamed Bourouissa, Danica Dakic, Inci Eviner, Ymane Fakhir, Mounir Fatmi, Lara Favaretto, Gloria Friedmann, Joana Hadjithomas Et Khalil Joreige, Mona Hatoum, Mouna Karray, Bouchra Khalili, Djamel Kokene, Jannis Kounellis, Sigalit Landau, Ange Leccia, Annette Messager, […]

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Elena Damiani at Revolver Gallery, Lima

30 November 2012 - 20 January 2013

Revolver Gallery presents Elena Damiani’s “History Is Decomposed In Images, Not In Stories”, a collection of collages, sculptures and video, which evoke the experiences of the ‘wanderer’. Reworking images found in photographic archives, the exhibit is composed by a series of objects arranged in isolated landscapes. They invoke a certain solitude and longing, and yet […]

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Ziad Antar at The Almine Rech Gallery, Paris

17 November 2012 - 22 December 2012

The Galerie Almine Rech is pleased to present the second solo exhibition of Ziad Antar. Ziad Antar was born in Saida, Lebanon in 1978 and today divides his time between his hometown and Paris. In 2012, he was the subject of a solo exhibition Coastline at the Sharjah Art Foundation, curated by Christine Macel. The […]

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Le Journal de la Photographie on Rula Halawani’s Testimonies

05 September 2012

I am not feeling well so I was sent to an Israeli hospital to see a skin doctor. While walking towards the outside clinic I was very nervous, as I did not want to be checked by an Israeli doctor. It is true that it wasn’t the first time for me to be checked by […]

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Ziad Antar at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

30 June 2012 - 23 September 2012

‘Chicago has been acknowledged as one of the first cities to embrace the high rise building and it seems appropriate that the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago should play host to the exhibition Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity . This thematic exhibition has been curated by Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator, Joanna […]

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Amel Bennys Artist in Residence at the Josef & Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut

16 May 2012 - 16 August 2012

The Foundation maintains residence studios for select visiting artists exemplifying the seriousness of purpose that characterised both Anni and Josef Albers. No aesthetic connection to the Alberses’ work is necessary; only the intention to work in a concentrated way on one’s art in idyllic conditions away from the art world. ‘Through learning, first, a clear […]

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Armen Agop in Yerevan Magazine

05 May 2012

After a jury awarded him first prize in the prestigious Umberto Mastroianni Award in 2010, Egyptian born artist Armen Agop recently installed his award-winning stone fountain in the Italian town of Barge, Piedmonte Italy.

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