"Marwan Rechmaoui: But the trees kept voting for the axe" Article by Lena Bopp for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (via FAZ+), May 15, 2021
"Marwan Rechmaoui: But the trees kept voting for the axe" Article by Lena Bopp for Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (via FAZ+), May 15, 2021

"Rechmaoui always approaches the city in a very concrete way. Not only in his choice of material. His working method is also down-to-earth in the sense that he has walked, photographed and mapped all the districts, seeking to grasp the many religious, social and cultural fault lines as well as the genealogical, geographical and historical layers."

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Live interview with MARWAN RECHMAOUI on Al Araby TV
Live interview with MARWAN RECHMAOUI on Al Araby TV

Live interview with Marwan Rechmaoui on Al Araby TV as part of the Shababik programme. 

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Valérie Oddos on TAYSIR BATNIJI’s solo exhibition at MAC/VAL
Valérie Oddos on TAYSIR BATNIJI’s solo exhibition at MAC/VAL

"The Franco-Palestinian artist Taysir Batniji tells the story of exile, the search for identity, disappearance, impermanence." (French)

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RAYYANE TABET / Alien Property: In Light of What We Know Now | ZOOM TALK
RAYYANE TABET / Alien Property: In Light of What We Know Now | ZOOM TALK

Join contemporary artist Rayyane Tabet and Met curators to explore the development of Rayyane Tabet / Alien Property.

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LAWRENCE ABU HAMDAN at the 34th Bienal de São Paulo
LAWRENCE ABU HAMDAN at the 34th Bienal de São Paulo

Lawrence Abu Hamdan opens up his studio and discusses his thoughts, research, and works.

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Radio interview: MARWAN RECHMAOUI discusses his works with Nanette Ziade on Radio Liban
Radio interview: MARWAN RECHMAOUI discusses his works with Nanette Ziade on Radio Liban

“It was a must to show what happened in the blast. Because when we entered the Gallery on the 5th of August it was really horrible. Everyone in the Gallery was working silently, trying to pick up things from the rubble, and trying to put some order to things. […]” –Marwan Rechmaoui.

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FOCUS: WAEL SHAWKY | The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
FOCUS: WAEL SHAWKY | The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Hear artist Wael Shawky discuss his use of a variety of media, processes, and the dream of development. Shawky's use of storytelling through drawing, sculpture, and film captures societies in transition and how that transition takes time. 

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Tate Kids: Who is ETEL ADNAN?
Tate Kids: Who is ETEL ADNAN?

Meet Etel Adnan, an artist in love with words and curious about the world around her.

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Galerist Andrée Sfeir-Semler: „Die Erde ist inzwischen rund in der Kunst“
Andrée Sfeir-Semler in an interview with Deutschlandfukkultur

In conversation with Susanne Führer, galerist Andrée Sfeir-Semler talks about her trip to the gallery in Beirut and the current solo exhibition of Marwan Rechmaoui at the Beirut space.

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Wiedereröffnung der Beiruter Galerie Sfeir-Semler: "Die Künstler haben sehr gelitten"
Andrée Sfeir-Semler in an interview with MONOPOL

In conversation with Sebastian Frenzel, galerist Andrée Sfeir-Semler talks about the impacts of the explosion in the port of Beirut and the reconstruction of the gallery spaces.

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"Mir egal, ob es postkolonial ist." Interview with Andrée Sfeir-Semler, taz, September 9, 2020

taz, September 9, 2020

Akram Zaatari in FAZ
Akram Zaatari in FAZ

Kein Wort der Entschuldigung I August 12, 2020
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Etel Adnan and Simone Fattal ar rue Madame
A Celebration of Etel Adnan in Frieze

Etel Adnan , whose work spans abstraction and politics, canvas and script, shuns false dichotomies. In our dire moment, she has words for the soul. With contributions by: 

Pablo Larios: The World from rue Madame
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Negar Azimi: The Costs of Love
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Omar Berrada: A Mind That Knows No Borders
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Etel Adnan: Shifting the Silence
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Joan Retallack: Etel Adnan / Glances
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Ania Soliman, A sketch from “Journal of Confinement”, 2020
Ania Soliman and Rabih Mroué in New York Times

What Worried Artists in Lockdown? The Same Things as Everyone Else?
A major European show of work made during coronavirus confinement deals with boredom, doubt and isolation.

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Wael Shawky in Selections Magazine
Wael Shawky in Selections Magazine

Celebrating the Middle Ages by Dorian Batycka | April 15, 2020

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