[artinfo] (fwd)Home Works III, 17-24 Nov 2005, Beirut/Lebanon
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Home Works III: A Forum on Cultural Practices
November 17th - 24th, Beirut, Lebanon
Organized by The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts - Ashkal Alwan
In its third edition, 'Home Works: A Forum on Cultural Practices' is one
of the premiere international cultural projects hosted in the Middle
East, bringing together artists, writers, intellectuals, filmmakers,
architects, critical theorists and philosophers.
It provides an unprecedented platform for critical exchange, literature,
performance, installation, and the visual arts. Participants from
Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Egypt, Jordan, Iran, Croatia, and the United
States will be engaged in a variety of multidisciplinary interventions.
In its first two editions, Home Works has managed to reveal the strength
of home-grown expression, affirming the region's and its Diaspora's
The itinerary will include lectures, panel discussions, film and video
screenings, exhibitions, performances, installations and book launches.
Attendance is, as always, open to all and free of charge.
The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts, ASHKAL ALWAN is a non-profit
organization based in Beirut, Lebanon. Since 1994, it has been involved
in developing art practices crossing a range of disciplines and media in
Lebanon and internationally.
Gemmayzeh, Boutros Dagher Street,
Chichmanian Bldg, 3rd Floor,
Tel/fax: +961 1 360 251
Mobile: + 961 3 393 807
Email: ashkalalwan at terra.net.lb
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