Artworks .... new artists joining the project
Bibliography .... new additions and search engine
Facts .... search through 1,200 news
New artists joining the project
The Archaic Procession Sculpture in the Park - Mile End
Nadim Karam takes his "Archaic Procession", his herd of shadow creatures, from site to site, intervening momentarily in a situation.
an exploration of the work of Nadim Karam and Atelier Hapsitus over the past decade; art installations in places as varied as Beirut museum squares, Prague bridges, the gardens of a temple in Nara, and project proposals for London and Dublin.
---> read about Nadim Karam
Nadim Karam has become known for his unique urban projects,
as well as a website to include games on the theme of the
archaic procession for children; and the book Voyage on line.
Through his work on representations of centemporary territory
using art, architectures, urban installations and stories as a
medium, he created the concept of micropluralism, architecture
of performance, hapsitus, and story-telling architecture.
His travel itinerary matches the trajectory of his artistic
experiments, often site-inspired.
Nadim Karam is also the dean of the Faculty of Architecture,
Art and Design at Notre-Dame University in Lebanon.
Kan ya ma Kan / There was and there was not installation
On the representation of 'Lebanon', and its history as constructed in our collective and individual psyches.
Up to the South documentary with Walid Raad
Documentary on the south of Lebanon; on the pathology of misinformation and misrepresentation when dealing with other cultures.
This is Not Beirut videotape
On the representations of Lebanon and Beirut both in the West and in Lebanon itself; and on identity.
---> read about Jayce Salloum
Jayce Salloum, a media arts philosopher and cultural worker,
has been working in video since 1979, and installation, photography,
mixed media and video since 1975, as well as curating exhibitions,
conducting workshops and coordinating cultural events.
After 22 years living and working in San Francisco, Banff, Toronto,
San Diego, Beirut, and New York, he is now based in Vancouver.
His work critically engages itself in the representation of
cultural/social/political manifestations and other cultures.
The themes he works on include Lebanon and its history
as constructed in our collective and individual psyches.
Beirut, Real Visions photographs
A work expressing the 'dialogue' modernity-past, the duality destruction-reconstruction of Downtown Beirut.
---> read about Greta Torossian
Greta Torossian has been working on the theme of duality
since 1996 when she presented black and white photographs
showing furniture shapes "translated" into human body shapes.
In 1998, her black and white photographs showed duality
between body and spirit (carnal and spiritual).
In 1999, her "Visions Réelles" (Real Visions) color photographs
are on the theme of the dialogue between modernity and past
as well as destruction and reconstruction in DownTown Beirut.
Greta Torossian is a free-lance photographer for documentaries
A selection of around fifty new titles have been added in the Essays, Novels, Poetry and Memoirs columns.
Also, the layout and the caracters have been changed and are now more legible. And, as many amongst you requested a way to look for specific books in the bibliography, a is now available. search engine
A search engine now allows you to have access to 1,200 news for the 75-90 war chronology. Please note that the chronology shows daily news as if reported by a journalist. It is not meant to give full descriptions nor to analyse events.
It is, in a way, a response to the questioning:
"and what happened now ?!"
The 111101 project regroups Lebanese artists and writers,
of all disciplines, living in Lebanon and abroad,
who work on memory, through its different aspects:
a space to search for traces of memories, a medium
for archiving, and a search for the structure of memory.