Omar Fakhoury will present his workshop entitled " Marking Territory " on Wednesday April 24 from 15:15 to 18:15, Monday May 8 from 15:15 to 18:15 and Monday May 15 from 15:15 to 18:15 at Alba's offices.
About the Speaker
Omar Fakhoury was born in 1979. He primarily works with painting, although he also explores video installations and site-specific urban sculptures and interventions. His work concentrates on Lebanon’s complex political and urban fabric. His interest in public space and the elements marking territories is discernible in his latest paintings and sculptural works. He holds a BA in Painting and Drawing from the Lebanese University and an MA in Fine Arts from Panthéon-Sorbonne University – Paris 1. His solo exhibitions include Rehearsals for a Setting, 2016, and Vivarium, 2012, both at Agial Art Gallery, Beirut; and his group exhibitions include “Journeys through Our Heritage,” Beirut Exhibition Center, July 4–August 4, 2013; “Thin Skin: Six Artists from Beirut,” Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, June 3–July 7, 2014; and “On Water, Rosemary and Mercury,” Ashkal Alwan’s Home Works 7, Beirut, November 11–24, 2015. He is currently a lecturer at the Lebanese University.