Map, 2013, Blueprints found in the abandoned headquarters of the TAPLine Co., 120 cm x 210 cm, unique

 1983
born in Ashqout, Lebanon 

 2001-
 2004
The American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon. Department of Architecture and Planning 

 2004-
 2008
The Cooper Union, New York, USA. Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture 

2011
University of California, San Diego, USA. Visual Arts Department 

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions


 

 

 2017
KOPF HOCH! MUT HOCH! UND HUMOR HOCH!, daad galerie, Berlin

 2016
La Mano De Dios, Museo Marino Marini, Florence

 2015
ONLY GODS NEVER DIE, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg

 2014
Here Today Gone Tomorrow, TrouwAmsterdam, Amsterdam

 2013
The Shortest Distance Between Two Points, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

 2016
Warten. Zwischen Macht und Möglichkeit, Kunsthalle Hamburg
The restless Earth, La Triennale di Milano, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milano

 2016
Not New Now, Marrakech Biennale 6, Marrakech
"...une eine welt noch", Kunsthaus Hamburg
Wanderlust, High Line, New York

 2015
The Past, The Present, The Possible, Sharjah Biennial 12, Sharjah
Gallery 3010, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut
New Skin, AISHTI Foundation, Beirut

 2014
Nouveau Festival 5, Centre Pompidou, Paris
This is the Time. This is the Record of the Time, SMBA, Amsterdam

 2013
Future Generation Art Prize, Collataral Events, 55th Venice Biennial, Venice
Homeworks 6, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut
Durub Al Tawaya, Performance program, Abu Dhabi Art, SAU
HIWAR, Darat al Funun - The Khalid Shoman Foundation, Amman

 2012
The Future Generation Art Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
Cross-Time Stories: Global Subjectivities After 1989, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York
The Ungovernables, New Museum, New York

 2011
Plot for a Biennial, 10th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah

 2010
Noise, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut
Home Works 5, Beirut Art Center, Beirut

 2008
Art Now in Lebanon, Darat al Funun, Amman

 2007
 Km.1121 - Km. 1213, Center for Architecture, New York

 2006
 MOVING HOME(S), Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut

 

Awards

 

 
2013
Abraaj Group Art Prize

 2012
Jury Prize, Pinchuk Art Centre Future Generation Art Prize 

 2011
 Sharjah Biennial Artist Prize, joint winner