Home Works 5
April 22.10 - May 22.10
Opening reception: Thursday April 22, from 3pm to 5pm
From April 22 to May 22, 2010, Beirut Art Center will be hosting an exhibition within the framework of Home Works 5. Home Works is a multidisciplinary platform organized by Ashkal Alwan that takes place in Beirut, Lebanon approximately every other year for research and exchange on artistic and cultural practices. Home Works 5: A Forum on Cultural Practices will explore through exhibitions, lectures, panels, dance, performances, film and video screenings, music, and publications the following five themes: IN AND OUT OF EDUCATION…What Can We Teach Nowadays/ WHERE IS BEIRUT, RAMALLAH, CAIRO…from the Saadiyat Islands/ Sound & Citizenry/ The Odd Years/ Militarism. An exhibition will also take place at Ashkal Alwan for Contemporary Arts and the Home Works Academy (Jisr El Wati).
Artists exhibiting at both venues: Ruanne Abou- Rahme and Basel Abbas, Ayreen Anastas, Marwa Arsanios, Vartan Avakian, Broomberg & Chanarin, Decolonizing Architecture, Cevdet Erek, Shahab Fotouhi, Ghassan Halwani, Amal Issa, Bengü Karaduman, Hassan Khan, Maha Maamoun, Christodoulos Panayiotou, Marwan Rechmaoui, Raed Yassin, and Ala’ Younis.
For further information concerning the program of Home Works: http://www.ashkalalwan.org