"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."
Live interview with Marwan Rechmaoui on Al Araby TV as part of the Shababik programme.
"The Franco-Palestinian artist Taysir Batniji tells the story of exile, the search for identity, disappearance, impermanence." (French)
Join contemporary artist Rayyane Tabet and Met curators to explore the development of Rayyane Tabet / Alien Property.
Lawrence Abu Hamdan opens up his studio and discusses his thoughts, research, and works.
“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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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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Meet Etel Adnan, an artist in love with words and curious about the world around her.
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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.
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.
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
Negar Azimi: The Costs of Love
Omar Berrada: A Mind That Knows No Borders
Etel Adnan: Shifting the Silence
Joan Retallack: Etel Adnan / Glances
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.