Appreciating Walid Raad’s recent work is a bit like watching the ruddy glow rise on the face of a favorite aunt or uncle who’s holding court.
“Tomorrow Everything Will Be Alright,” Akram Zaatari’s first solo exhibition in South America, opened in Sao Paulo Saturday.
In a large, high-ceilinged ground-floor room of the Galata Greek Primary School, a group of international media and critics are milling about in Anna...
“Everything has changed in the world, not only in Lebanon,” observes Lina Kiryakos Chidiac.
In July 1982 the Israeli army was laying siege to Beirut. Its air force littered the landscape with leaflets ordering citizens to leave or face certain death.
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Palestinian curator Lara Khaldi gestures to the ceiling, where the Madinat Jumeira conference center’s air conditioning jostles a cluster of helium-filled...
Thick metal disks fly through the air, landing with a plunk in a pool of wet clay. Splatters of liquid radiate out from the point of impact like shrapnel from...
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It’s common knowledge that body language can communicate as much or more than words. Whether subconscious or intentional, gestures and expressions can convey...
The house lights fall at Metro al-Madina and the curtains open upon the stage.
“There are different challenges when it comes to seeing work from the modern period,” observes Beirut researcher and writer Kristine Khouri.
There are no epiphanies on the Internet, of course, but it can startle you.
Arts journalism can leave you jaded. So when you encounter hoaxes camouflaged as art or gaseous exhibitor PR, the first instinct is to ignore it.
“Ironically, most of these works are meant to be hung,” Ashkal Alwan’s Mohammed Abdallah smiles briefly.