Bestseller - Interrogation, HamraStreetProject,2000

Bestseller - Interrogation, HamraStreetProject,2000

Greetings From Beirut, 1998

german

Born in Beirut

1983 Studies in painting at the "Institut des Beaux Arts", Lebanese University, Beirut
1984-1987 Studies in painting and sculpture at the Hochschule der Künste (University of Arts) Berlin
1986 Meisterschüler of Prof. Marwan, HdK, Berlin (Masters of art)
1987 Guest Student at the Chelsea school of Art, London
1989 Carried out several researches in Caracas, Venezuela
1989-1991 Pilot project for artists: exhibition didactic and cultural education, at The Hdk, Berlin1991-1993 "Karl Hofer Foundation Award" for young artists, Berlin
1992 Artist residency at "Arteleku", San Sebastian, Spain
1995 "Panorama Museum Grant" Thüringen, Germany
1995-1996 "Künstlerdorf Schöppingen Grant", Schöppingen, Germany
1997 Honour Award of the Third Sharja Biennale, UAE
1999-2001 Assistant Professor at "Darat Al- Funun Summer Academy", Amman, Jordan
2002 "Fontane Grant - Künstlerschloss Nackel", Brandenburg, Germany
2003 "Stiftungskulturfonds Grant", Künstlerhaus Lukas- Ahrenshoop, Germany
2004 Artist residency at the "Nagoya University of Arts", Japan
2006 first award of “Blickachse 2006”, Worms, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin.

Residencies and workshops

2009 I-Park, Plantsville, CT, USA
2009 Sentier "Art Nature 2009", Chasse sur Rhône, France
2008 “Fifth International Workshop for visual artists Gelgaudiškis“, Lithauen
2005 “Boschi ad Arte”,1st international contemporary art Symposium Pratomagno Casentinese, Italy
2004 „Concrete-Laboratory”- Beton Symposium Samsoe, Denmark
2003 „11. International Workshop for visual artists in Remisen- Brande”, Denmark
2002 „Visual Artists on the Move” Dänemark, Polen, Deutschland und Luxemburg
2001 Internationales Kunst- Plein air des Landeskreises Oder-Spree, Grünheide
2000 Bildhauerei-Symposium, Torgelow, Mecklenburg Vorpommern
2000 Internationales Holzbildhauerei-Symposium Højer, Dänemark
1998 „7. Internationaler Bildhauerei Pleinair“, Nationalpark Müritz

 

Exhibitions | since 1991 | Individual: I , Group: G , Catalogue: C

2010
“Contemparabia”, Dome City Center, Beirut, Lebanon I G
„ Ham|sat Al|ua|ssil: [arab.] fem., -aat: Verbindungsbuchstabe“, Heilanskiche , Berlin I I

2009
“Con-Fusion”, Klosterruine, Berlin (with Susanne Ruoff)
„Buitenbioscoop“, Rathaus Delden, Niederlande I G
„Forest’s Blues“, Biennale for Sculpture I-Park, East Haddam, CT. USA I G
„Stadtränder“, Stiftung SPI, Berlin I I
“Angrenzungen”, Künstlerhaus Lukas, Ahrenshoop, Germany I G
„Crossing Mediterrenean“, Galerie Nord, Berlin I G, C
„Flüsterbogen“, Projekt-Raum Kurt-Kurt, Berlin I I
„Allegro“, Cotes Sur Rhone, Frankreich I G, C

2008
“Kalbanti Zeme” Art Plenary, Gelgaudiskio, Lithuania I G
„Die Passage“, Galerie Nord, Berlin I G
„Peizazas“, Sakiai District Municipality, Sakiai, Lithauen I G

2007
“Oversite”, Liverpool Regional Museum, Sydney I I. C
“Seh-Sucht”, “2732Km from Beyrouth” Project,Hebbel Thaeter, Berlin I G
“Depot, gevonden en verloren kunstvoorwerpen”, Perron 1, Delden, Netherlands I G
„Stadtansichten“, Künstlerische Ideen zur Metropole Berlin, Galerie im Rathaus Tempelhof, Berlin I G

2006
“Composition for Mondrian”, Blickachse Triennial for Sculptures, Worms, Germany I G/C
Artists Actions: “Silence of the Dead”, “Break the Silence”, “Stop War”, “Sorrow’s Lock”, “Deadly Surprise”, Artists against the War, Berlin, Germany, G
Deadly Surprise, Video with Khaled Sabsabi, Berlin

2005
"Amulet I", « Mediterranean Encounters, Sud-Est », parco Horcynus Orca, Sicily, Italy G/C
"Siegesrausch", OU Galerie Osaka, Japan I
"Origin and Nations", Gallery Nord, Berlin G
"Second International Exhibition from Art base Null", Izumisano, Japan G
"Houses for the wind", Carda Italy G/C
"Vision about Nature", Geumgang Nature Art Pre - Biennale 2005, South Korea G/C

2004
"Kyoko’s Marriage", "Triumph", Art and design centre Gallery BE, Nagoya, Japan, (with Jeannette Lindstett)
"Bibliotaph", Kunstkas, Museum HSF, Tuin Kasteel Het Nijenhuis, Heino, Weijhe Holland G
"Outer World Inside - Inside World Outside", Kommunal Gallery, Berlin G
"Obsession“, rostrum gallery, Malmö, SwedenI

2003
"Räume der Macht-Macht der Räume" (The Power Of the Space-Spaces of Power), Schloss Sacrow, Germany G/C
"Transparencies", Bergkerk, Hannema-de Stuers Fundatie, Deventer, Holland G/C
"North-Sight “, Gallery 14, Berlin with Susanne Ruoff
"Fragments" ,Cine-Plus, Berlin I
"Gloria", DisORIENTation- Contemporary Arab Arts, House of World Cultures, Berlin G/C
“Greenhouse“, International 0penair projekt, Losser/NL- Gronau/D | G, K

2002
"Paradise Lost?", Künstlerschloss Nackel, Brandenburg, Germany G
"Bi-Rout", Contemporary Art from Beirut, Kunsthaus Tacheles, Berlin G/C
"Mondays", UDK Berlin G/C
"Beyrouth-Berlin via Marseille", Salon Port Pin Terminal 2 Aéroport Marseille Provence, France I
"8 Artists 8 Countries", Kunstamt Tempelhof, Berlin G
“Artists on the Move”, Silkeborg, Dänemark | G
"Accrochage", Galerie 14, Berlin G
"Zweitausend3, 120 Serigraphy’s“, Kulturforum Lüneburg, Germany G

2001
"Marseille Imaginée-Marseille Réalité", Artena, Marseille, France I
"Crossword", Goethe Institute, Beirut I
"Bestseller", International Book fair, Beirut I
"Touch In Big Doses", Sharjah Biennale, UAE G/C
"3 Kings", Kunst-Plein-air Symposium, Grünheide, Germany G
"Werkschau 7", Kunstquartier, Berlin G/C
"multiplicatas", ARTENA, Marseille, France G

2000
"Labyrinth I", Centre Culturel Français, Beirut I
"Bestseller", Hamra Street Project- Ashkal Alwan, Beirut G/C
"Labyrinth II", Heilandskirche (The Holy Church) Berlin I/C
"Water Bridge", Høyer Symposium, Høyer, Denmark" G
"Forest Mill-Wind Mill", Torgelow Symposium, Germany G/C

1999
20. Alexandria Biennale, Egypt G/C
"Labyrinth", Darat Al Funun, Amman, Jordan I
"Art in Motion", exhibition on public busses, Beirut G
"Expressions", Maraya Gallery, Beirut G

1998
"Mediterranea", at the Contemporary Mediterranean Art, Brussels, Belgium G/C
"Greetings From Beirut", Maraya Gallery, Beirut I
"Nord Gallery", Berlin G
"Young German Graphic Art", Goethe Institute, Beirut G
Kunsthal 88- Almelo, Holland G
"Water-Gate and Forest-Temple", Müritz’ national park, Germany G/C

1997
Third International Sharja Biennale, Sharjah UAE G
"Details", The Lebanese Artist Association, Beirut I
Arabesk Gallery, Heidelberg, Germany G
"Zimmer 10", (Room # 10): Exhibition on the move: Hotel zum Rathaus, Schöppingen; Hotel Höxsberg, Beckum; Hotel Gottesgabe, Rheine; Hotel Domschencke, and Zentralhotel, Münster Germany, G/C
"Soundbarrier", Perron 1, Delden, Holland I
"Quicky", Acud Gallery, Berlin G
"Vertraute Fremde", Galerie Im Parlament, Abgeordnetes Haus Berlin, G/C
"Contrastes", Maraya Gallery Beirut G

1996
"Rückblick nach vorn", (Retrospective for the Future) vierte Etage Gallery, Berlin I
"Images", The Arab Cultural Centre, Brussels I
"Kunstverein Lüneburg", G
"Multiple Box Editions", Frankfurt a.M. G

1995
Panorama Museum, Bad Frankenhausen, Germany I/C
vierte Etage Gallery, Berlin G
"Kunst im Tiergarten 8", Nord Gallery, Berlin G/C
"Salon d’automne", Sursok Museum, Beirut G

1994
"Time-Out", vierte Etage Gallery, Berlin I/C
"Ritus", Théâtre de Beyrouth, Beirut I
"Art-lights", Weekend Gallery, Berlin G
"Secrets Of Gods", Goethe Institute, Beirut I

1993
"Beirut Lights And Echoes-an experimental attempts”, Al Burj Square, Beirut I
"Karl Hofer Gesellschaft", Haus Am Lützowplatz, Berlin G/C
"Three Arab Artists", Gallery K.K. am Fish, Braunschweig, Germany G/C
"Young Berlin Art", at the technical Museum Prague, Czechoslovakia G/C
"Zwischen der Zeit" ,Slides projection on buildings, Lübecker Strasse, Berlin I
"In The Beginning Was The Death", Straßenbahn Depot, Berlin I
"Bilbao-Berlin II", Art Gallery, Bilbao, Spain G/C
"KArtoffel IV", Hause Am Lützowplatz, Berlin G/C

1992
"KArtoffel III", Gallery Rähnitzgasse, Dresden, Germany G/C
Haus am Lützowplaz , Berlin G/C
Kunstforum, Grundkreditbank, Berlin G/C
"KArtoffel II", Am Prater Gallery, Berlin G/C
"Farbzwischendingraum", Haus Am Lützowplatz Berlin G/C
"Von Menschenhand" (By Man Hand), Umweltbundesamt, Berlin G
Gallery Johannes Peter, Berlin I
"Bilbao-Berlin I", 16 Encounters, Bahnhof Westend, Berlin G/C

1991
"KArtoffel I", Leonhardi Museum, Dresden, Germany G/C
"Sound-Slides Show", Böcklerpark, Berlin, with Tessa de Oliviera Pinto


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