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"Itinerary" by Akram Zaatari, Artist

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Synopsis of  Mr. Akram Zaatari

Born in Saida (Lebanon) 1966
Lives and works in Beirut

Zaatari’s practice is tied to the practice of researching and studying existing documents. He is interested in looking at the present through a wealth of past photographic records. His work in film and photography reflects on the shifting nature of borders and the production and circulation of images in the context of the current political divisions in the Middle East. He represented Lebanon at the Venice Biennial in 2013, and took part of Documenta13 in 20012.

Recent Solo Exhibitions:
Against Photography, MACBA, Barcelona 2017
This Day at Ten, Kunsthaus Zurich, 2016
Unfolding, Moderna Museet, Stockholm 2015
Akram Zaatari, Salt, Istanbul 2014
Projects 100, MoMA, NY 2013
His feature films include:
Twenty-Eight Nights and A Poem, 2015
This Day, 2003

Abstract of the Presentation

Akram Zaatari will talk about the process behind many of his video works and will share with the public excerpts and installation images while specifying the difference between space installation of film and video material and theatrical viewing.

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