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Education:
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, US
MFA, Northwestern University, Chicago, US
BFA, Concordia University, Montréal, CA

Selected Exhibitions:
2019
Soft Power, SFMOMA, US
The Setting of Noon (w/ Jumana Manna), Home Works 8, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, LB
Second Hand, Jameel Arts Centre, Dubai, AE

2018
Why Should Fear Seize the Limbs Before the Warning Sounds? (solo) Douglas Hyde Gallery_G2, Dublin, IRL
Cycles of Collapsing Progress, Tripoli Fair and Fort, LB
Navigator Art on Paper Prize, Chiado 8, Lisbon, PT
Silence / Sessizlik, Cappadox, Ortahisar, TR
Power Forward, Kaplan Gallery VisArts, Maryland, US

The Horror, The Horror, The Horror, AUB gallery, Beirut, LB
The Box (solo), Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus OH, US

2017
From Ear To Ear To Eye, Nottingham Contemporary, UK
Sounding the Neighbors, Maxxi, Rome, IT
Precariat’s Meeting, Mcam, Shanghai, CN
20th Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo, BR
1440 Couchers du soleil par 24 heures (Solo), Kadist, Paris, FR
From Sound to Silence, Tanit gallery, Beirut, LB

2016
Le Grand Balcon, Montréal Biennial, CA
Par Les Lueurs, FRAC Aquitaine, FR
I Am Sick But I Am Alive (Solo), Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, LB
Finnish Landscape, Seurasaari Museum, Helsinki, FI
Not New Now, Marrakech Biennale 6, MA

2015
Salt Water, Istanbul Biennial, TR

56th Venice Biennale, National Pavilion of Armenia, IT
30/10, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, LB
Lest the Two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, PL

2014
The Moving Museum, Sişhane Otopark, Istanbul, TR

Shangri La: Imagined Cities, LAMAG, Los Angeles, US
Didn’t Start the Fire, Taymour Grahne Gallery, New York, US

2013
FUGERE (Solo), Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Hamburg, DE

18th Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo, BR

2012
Those Who Believe in Telekinetics Raise My Hand, Propeller Centre, Toronto, CA

You Will Strike Gold, BrotKunsthalle, Vienna, AT
Les Fils du Pouvoir, FIDMarseille, Écrans Parrallèles, FR
Collapsing Foundations (Solo), Parisian Laundry, Montréal, CA

2011
Cities and Things that Matter, Lombard Freid, New York, US

Changing Stakes, Mercer Union, Toronto, CA
Mary and Leigh Block Museum, Evanston, U.S
The Unimaginable Things We Build, The Pavilion Downtown Dubai, AE

2009
Provisions for the Future,
Sharjah Biennial 9, AE

2006
Flashback / Forward, Business Bay, Dubai, AE

2005
Anniversaire / Hi 5, La Centrale Powerhouse Gallery, Montréal, CA

Roundup, Leonard and Bina Ellen Gallery, Montréal, CA
Sporadic Subtitles, VAV Gallery, Montréal, CA

Selected Screenings and Performances:
2019
CPH:DOX, New:Vision, Copenghagen, DK

2018
Insan Olmak, Ey Dağ! / To Be Human, O Mountain! Cappadox, Ortahisar, TR
World/Antiworld: On Seeing Double, Babylon Oval, Berlin, DE/ Staedeschule, Frankfurt, DE/ Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, LB

Simulation, Magasins Généraux, Paris, FR
The Nation’s Finest, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago / Wexner Art Center, Columbus / Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, US

2017
World/Antiworld: On Seeing Double Kadist, Paris, FR / Mcam, Shanghai, CN

67th Berlinale, Forum Expanded, DE
16th !f Istanbul Independent Film Festival, TR

2016
To Neither Confirm Nor Deny that the Matter Neither Reflected Nor Absorbed Light, Produce3, Istanbul,TR

2015
Wavy is the Sea, Momma, Istanbul Biennial 14, Galata Greek Primary School, Istanbul, TR
Hamburger Architektursommer, Cinema Metropolis, DE

2014
To Neither Confirm Nor Deny… Field Meeting, Asia Society, New York, US /
Pluriversale, Kölnischer Kunstverein, DE / Translating In-Justice, EVA International, Dar Al Ma’mun, Marrakesh, MA

2013
To Neither Confirm Nor Deny… HomeWorks 6, Beirut, LB

2012
Between Perp-Walk and Victory Dance, UnionDocs, Brooklyn, US
Our Backs Against the Wall, Josée Bienvenue Gallery, New York, US
The Wolf at Your Doorstep, Parisian Laundry, Montréal, CA

2011
The Unimaginable Things We Build, The Pavilion Downtown Dubai, AE

2009
Six-Shooter Lessons, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Minnesota, US

Selected Writings and Published Works:
2018
Running Commentary (w/ Leila Pourtavaf), INCITE Journal of Experimental Media #7/8 Sports!
1440 Sunsets per 24 Hours (w/ Tom Jeffreys). Lapsus Lima 14 March

2017
We Are Sick, But We Are Alive (w/ Rayya Badran), Ibraaz 010_07 / 24 January

2016
Rome Is Not In Rome, Works on Paper, Daily Star, June 26

2015
We Started By Calling it the Summer of Two Fires and a Landslide (w/ Nida Ghouse), Spinola Banna

2014
Tony Chakar: On Black Holes, Afterall Journal, #35
Rêveries, Kamel Lazaar Foundation Projects, May
All Bodies Via Voids, Makhzin / 98 Editions, #1

2013
à l’infinitif: On Rayyane Tabet’s FIRE CAST DRAW, ExtraOrdinary, Abraaj Capital Art Prize

2012
Six-Shooter Lessons, ArteEast Quarterly, Oct
Étude: Edgar Arceneaux’s Untitled, Manifesta Journal, #15

2011
Conversation in Lieu of Disclosure (w/ Rasha Salti), A Plot for a Biennial Catalogue

2010
Six-Shooters and Nationalist Stamps (w/ Naeem Mohaiemen), Arab Studies Journal
Book Review: The Present Nature of Things: Suzanne Lacy’s Leaving Art, FUSE, Dec
Book Review: Cultural Cleansing in Iraq, AMCA International

2008
Good Sabotage/Bad Sabotage: Exercises In Controlled Breathing, Beautiful Decay, #W
Collapsing Foundations, Adbusters, #77,
Artist project, FUGERE (Refugee Olympics), Bidoun, #13

2007
Collapsing Foundations, Bidoun, #12
Helen’s Cookbook, Helen Pitt Gallery Publishing