* 1966 Saida, Lebanon. Lives in Beirut, Lebanon.
Photos and information in UiU and Nafas:
Akram Zaatari: This Day at Ten
The first solo exhibition of the Lebanese artist in Switzerland, 20 May - 31 July 2016, Kunsthaus Zürich. Works created between 2003 and 2013. Curator: Mirjam Varadinis.
A Historic Look at the Videobrasil Collection. 31 August - 30 November 2014, SESC Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil. Curator: Agustín Pérez Rubio
Here and Elsewhere
Major exhibition of contemporary art from and about the Arab world, 16 July - 28 Sept. 2014, New Museum, New York. Curator: Massimiliano Gioni, and team.
HIWAR at Darat al Funun
Amman, Jordan, 9 Nov. 2013 - April 2014. 29 artists at 7 venues; curator: Adriano Pedrosa. Photo tour: Main Building.
Venice 2013: Nafas Focus
Pavilions and artists at the 55th Venice Biennale from countries and regions in the focus of Nafas Art Magazine.
The Archeology of Rumor
Akram Zaatari's Letter to a Refusing Pilot. Film and video installation shown at Lebanon's Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale 2013.
Exhibition part of Marseille-Provence European Capital of Culture. 12 January - 7 April 2013, Tour-Panorama, Marseille.
The Latest Art from the Arab World. 16 June - 28 Oct. 2012, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo. 34 participants from 10 countries. Extensive photo tour.
Documenta 13, 2012
9 June - 16 Sept. 2012 in Kassel, Germany. Artistic director: Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev. Photo tour: Untere Karlsstr. 14.
Ashkal Alwan’s art education program: incubator, research hub, living archive and production fund.
Akram Zaatari: Grand Prize
Akram Zaatari has been awarded the Grand Prize of the 17th Internat. Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil.
30 Sept. - 11 Dec. 2011, SESC Belenzinho, São Paulo, Brazil. Videos, performances, installations, objects, paintings, photographs, etc. by 101 artists. General curator: Solange Farkas. Part of the 17th SESC_Videobrasil International Contemporary Art Festival.
Seeing is believing
Works that serve to oppose media images by means of other images. Group exhibition at KW Berlin, curated by Susanne Pfeffer.
Told / Untold / Retold
One of the 3 exhibitions on the occasion of the Mathaf opening in Doha, Qatar, Dec. 2010 - May 2011. Curators: Sam Bardaouil, Till Fellrath.
Breaking News. Contemporary Photography from the Middle East and Africa
28 Nov. 2010 - 13 March 2011. Ex Ospedale Sant’Agostino, Modena, Italy. Curator: Filippo Maggia, Fondazione Fotografia, Modena. 21 artists.
On the Politics of Art and Space in Beirut
Locating the manifestation spaces of a dynamic art scene.
The Documentary Turn. Zaatari's multi-strand approach that defines his practice as ‘field work’.
Art Dubai, Sharjah Biennial
In 2009, Art Dubai and the Sharjah Biennial coincided for the first time. Photos and information.
Beirut Art Center
New platform for contemporary art in Lebanon with 1,500 m2 of space, located in an industrial area. Opening exhibition "Closer".
Scenes of the South
Artists from the eastern Mediterranean area. Carré d'Art - Nîmes MoCA, 13 June - 21 September 2008.
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict & the Lebanese Civil War. An exhibition at the Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Contemporary Arab art production from the Middle East, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
Pat Binder & Gerhard Haupt
Beirut - Lebanon
Contemporary Arab Representations. Project series by Catherine David. Presentation at the BildMuseet in Umeå, Sweden.
Fondation Arabe pour l'Image
The foundation in Beirut and its extensive photographic archive, principally from the Near East and North Africa.
International exhibitions, video and film screenings, presentations, panels, workshops.
Home Works III
November 2005, Forum on Cultural Practices in Beirut. Exhibitions, films, videos, discussions, performances.
The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, founded by Christine Tohmé in 1994 in Beirut.
52nd Venice Biennial, 2007: Lebanon
National pavilion. Video in Five Movements, 2006.