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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:
2018
Power Forward, Kaplan Gallery VisArts, Maryland, US
Cappadox, Ortahisar, TR

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
Hamburger Architektursommer, Cinema Metropolis, DE
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:
2018
World/Antiworld: On Seeing Double, Babylon Oval, Berlin, DE/ Staedeschule, Frankfurt, DE/ Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, LB

For the Love of the Game, 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

2014
To Neither Confirm Nor Deny… Field Meeting, Asia Society, New York, US /
Pluriversale, Köln 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:
Running Commentary (w/ Leila Pourtavaf), INCITE Journal of Experimental Media #7/8 Sports! 2018

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

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

Tony Chakar: On Black Holes, Afterall Journal, #35, 2014


Rêveries, Kamel Lazaar Foundation Projects, May 2014

All Bodies Via Voids, Makhzin / 98 Editions, #1 2014

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

Six-Shooter Lessons, ArteEast Quarterly, Oct 2012


Étude: Edgar Arceneaux’s Untitled, Manifesta Journal, #15, 2012

A Vast Expanse of Desert Transforms into a Green Field, ArteEast Quarterly, Anew, 2012

Sanguine Irrigation: A Look at Three Site-Specific Works by Imran Qureshi, Broadsheet, Jun 2012

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

Six-Shooters and Nationalist Stamps (w/ Naeem Mohaiemen), Arab Studies Journal, 2010


Book Review: The Present Nature of Things: Suzanne Lacy’s Leaving Art, FUSE, Dec 2010

Book Review: Cultural Cleansing in Iraq, AMCA International 2010

Of Dissonant Notes and Cultural Practices: The Work of Naeem Mohaiemen, CUE Foundation, 2009

Good Sabotage/Bad Sabotage: Exercises In Controlled Breathing, Beautiful Decay, #W, 2008


Collapsing Foundations, Adbusters, #77, 2008

Artist project, FUGERE (Refugee Olympics), Bidoun, #13, 2008

Book Review, Sinan Antoon’s I’jaam: An Iraqi Rhapsody, Bidoun, #13, 2008

Collapsing Foundations, Bidoun, #12, 2007


The Indigestion of the Barricaded Nomad, Helen’s Cookbook, Helen Pitt Gallery Publishing, 2007