Akram Zaatari  (Lebanese, 1966) 


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Akram Zaatari, Bodybuilders. Printed from a damaged negative showing Mahmoud el Dimassy in Saida, 1948


Akram Zaatari
Bodybuilders. Printed from a damaged negative showing Mahmoud el Dimassy in Saida, 1948

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, On Photography, People and Modern Times


Akram Zaatari
On Photography, People and Modern Times

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, Untitled (Northwestern entrance to Shebaa)


Akram Zaatari
Untitled (Northwestern entrance to Shebaa)

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, Untitled (Hubbariyeh)


Akram Zaatari
Untitled (Hubbariyeh)

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, Men posing in harbour


Akram Zaatari
Men posing in harbour
Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, Another Resolution – May/ Mahmoud


Akram Zaatari
Another Resolution – May/ Mahmoud

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, Flash Failure Photo Log. The Moments Between. 1950s


Akram Zaatari
Flash Failure Photo Log. The Moments Between. 1950s

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, Tools


Akram Zaatari

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
Akram Zaatari, Two Boys Posing with Gevaert Film Advertisement. Saida 1966


Akram Zaatari
Two Boys Posing with Gevaert Film Advertisement. Saida 1966

Galerie Sfeir-Semler
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Akram Zaatari, Hashem et Madani, Studio Shehrazade, Saida, Liban


Akram Zaatari
Hashem et Madani, Studio Shehrazade, Saida, Liban, 1960
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1966   Born in Saida, Lebanon
1989   Bachelor of Archaeology, The American University of Beirut
1995   Master of Arts in Media Studies, The New School University, New York
1997   Founding member of the "Arab Image Foundation" and "The Lebanese Association For Contemporary Art", organizer of the former AYLOUL festival
1998   Best international short video, Antalya Golden Orange film festival, for "Crazy of You"
1998   Best documentary & best director, Beirut film festival, for "Crazy of You"
1999   Since then, he has been working as an art curator worldwide (London, Beirut, Brussels, Damascus etc.)
2001   Special Jury Award, Videolisboa, for “Red Chewing Gum”
2002   First Prize at the Ismailia film Festival for “Her + Him Van Leo”
1995 - 2004   Taught at several universities in Beirut and abroad
2004   Prix SON. FID Marseille for “This Day”
2005   FAIR PLAY Video Art Festival Berlin, 1st Prize for “Red Chewing Gum”
2011   1st prize VideoBrasil 2011 for Tomorrow Everything will be Alright, Brazil
2011   Yanghun Prize, Korea
  Lives in Beirut
2014   This Day @ Ten, Wiels Contemporary Art Center, Brussels, Belgium (solo)
2014   Yokohoma Triennale of Contemporary Art, Yokohoma, Japan
2013   Akram Zaatari. This Day @ Ten, Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
2013   Akram Zaatari, Lebanese Pavillion, Arsenale, 55. Venice Biennial, Venice (solo)
2013   Here, Elswhere / Ici, ailleurs, Marseille-Provence, France
2013   Projects 100: Akram Zaatari, Projects Gallery Museum of Modern Art, New York
2013   fALSEfAKES, Centre de la Photoraphie, Geneva, Switzerland
2012 - 2013   This Day at Ten / Aujourd'hui à 10, Magasin Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble (solo)
2012 - 2013   Privat, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany
2012 - 2013   Akram Zaatari, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
2012   Akram Zaatari: Tomorrow Everything Will Be Alright, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Mass., USA
2012   Projects 100: Akram Zaatari, SFMOMA, San Francisco (solo)
2012   This is a special blackout edition!, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France
2012   When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
2012   Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
2012   Mediacity, Seoul 2012, Seoul, North Corea
2012   Six Lines of Flight: Geographies in Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
2012   dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany
2012   Arab Express: The Latest Art form the Arab World, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2012   Subversion, Cornerhouse Manchester, United Kingdom
2012   The Uneasy Subject, MUAC, Mexico (solo)
2012   The End, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg (solo)
2011 - 2012   Composition for Two Wings, Kunsternes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2011   Estrella Distante, Kurimanzutto Gallery, Mexico, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
2011   Beirut, Kunsthalle Wien project space, Wien, Austria
2011   Seeing is believing, KW Berlin
2011   SESC & Videobrasil - 17th International Contemporary Art Festival, Sao Paulo
2011   Brasil
Beirut, project space, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria
2011   Jean Genet, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England
2011   The Uneasy Subject, Museo del Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain
2011   This Day, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Slowenia
2011   Told – Untold – Retold, Mathaf, Qata
2011   Mapping Subjectivitiy, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
2011   Istanbul Biennale, Turkey
2010   Play van Abbe Part 3. The Politics of Collecting – The Collecting of Politics, Van Abbe Museum
2009   Akram Zaatari, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany (solo)
2009   Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Beirut, Germany (solo)
2007   Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
2006   Galerie Sfeir-Semler, at ParisPhoto, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
2006   La Caixa , Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2004   Unfolding, on the landscapes of war and political conflicts. Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2002   Desert Panorama, a video installation based on the photographic work of Jibrail Jabbur in the Syrian Desert. De Appel Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
1999   Monuments du désir, an exhibition of photographs based on police reports on crimes of passion. Exhibited in the context of the festival photo des 3 continents, DRAC, Nantes, France (solo)
1999   Monument # 5: the scandal, a video installation. Produced in the context of an art project curated by Christine Tohme, Ashkal Alwan. Corniche Sea, Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
1998   Another Resolution, a video / photo installation. Ayloul Festival, Goethe Institute, Beirut, Lebanon (solo)
2004    Hashem el Madani: Studio Practices, (MTG – AIF – TPG)
2002    Mapping Sitting, (MTGé, Beirut) with Zeina Maasri and Karl Bacil, in collaboration with W. Raad
1999    The Vehicle: Picturing Moments of Transition in a Modernizing Society, (MTGé, Beirut)
1999    Portraits du Caire: Van Leo, Armand, Alban, (Actes Sud, Paris)
1998    Another Resolution, (MTGé, Beirut)