Candidate, PhDArts Leiden University, NL
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, US
MFA, Northwestern University, Chicago, US
BFA, Concordia University, Montréal, CA

Selected Exhibitions:
Intimate Garden Scene, Sursock Museum, Beirut, LB
VSA, Bunkervik, Brescia, IT
A Return of the Sun, Beirut Art Center, LB
New Visions. The Henie Onstad Triennal for Photography and New Media,
Oslo, NO
Evil Eye, Tabakalera, Donostia, ES
Alexandria: Past Futures, MUCEM, Marseille, FR

Alexandria: Past Futures, BOZAR, Brussels, BE
Present Still! Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art 12, DE
72nd Berlinale, Forum Expanded, Silent Green, DE
All of your Stars are but Dust on my Shoes (solo), The Showroom, London, UK
VSA, Museum of Natural History, Milan, IT

Soft Water Hard Stone, New Museum Triennial, NY, US
All of the Lights (solo), Renaissance Society, Chicago, US
The Space Between Classrooms, Swiss Institute, New York, US

Afterglow, Yokohama Triennial, JP

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

18th Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo, BR

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

You Will Strike Gold, BrotKunsthalle, Vienna, AT
Collapsing Foundations (Solo), Parisian Laundry, Montréal, CA

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

Provisions for the Future,
Sharjah Biennial 9, AE

Flashback / Forward, Business Bay, Dubai, AE

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:

Active Cultures, LA, US
Varieté Metamorphose, 3:e Våningen, Göteborg, SE

World Film Festival Bangkok, TH
Thkio Ppalies, Nicosia, CY
Art Lover’s Movie Club, Artreview
Glasgow Short Film Festival, UK
Valdivia Film Festival, CL
Gabes Cinema Fen, Short Film (winner), TN
Uppsala Short Film Festival, SE
Kurzfilm Festival, Hamburg, DE

Parables of Light and Fire: Recent Works by Haig Aivazian, REDCAT, Los Angeles, US
Linea d’Ombra Festival, Salorna, IT
DokuFest, Prizren, XK
NYFF, Lincoln Center, US
Indie Lisboa, PT
MIEFF (winner), Moscow, RU
RIDM 24, Montréal, CA
MUTA Audiovisual Appropriation International Festival, Lima, PE
CPH:DOX, New:Vision (winner), Copenhagen, DK


Art of The Real, Film at the Lincoln Center Virtual Cinema, US
Prometheus, Jameel Art Center, Dubai, AE

CPH:DOX, New:Vision, Copenhagen, DK

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Les Fils du Pouvoir, FIDMarseille, Écrans Parrallèles, FR
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

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

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

Selected Curatorial Projects and Programs:

2020 - 2022
Curating and programming at Beirut Art Center, including solo shows for Shuruq Harb, Rheim AlKadhi, Public Works Studio, Nadim Choufi, Omar Mismar among others.
Curating group exhibitions including Fine Print, an exhibition on financial and institutional violence, with video, sculpture and performance commissions alongside Broken Pitcher, a project by Natascha Sadr Haghighian, Peter Eramian and Marina Christodolidou; and Maintain, an exhibition by 4 collectives, on notions of care and collectivity.
Conceiving and launching From the Rooftops, a mutual aid initiative in the form of a community garden on the roof of the center. The garden is a sight for thinking and acting collectively in the midst of a food crisis in Lebanon, reflecting on notions of food sovereignty and sustenance. It is also meant as a space of sharing food and knowledge in the form of a variety of workshops.
Organizing experimental concerts, public discussions, film programs, DJ performances, aid distribution, artist residencies, online and public commissions, an online publication, among other activities and collaborations with sister institutions in Lebanon and abroad.

A Plot for a Biennial. Sharjah Biennial 10. AE.
Curated multiple locations, conceived of a music programme including Yusef Lateef, Dimi Mint Abba, Sam Shalabi and others.
Conceived of public signage in collaboration with legal translating offices from the area.

Roads were Open/Roads Were Closed. The Third Line, Dubai, AE
Fouad Elkoury, Tarek Al-Ghoussein, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Laila Shawa, Ghassan Salhab, Mohammed Al Daradjii, Annemarie Jacir, Beirut DC collective. Month long exhibition including film screenings, artist talks and panel discussions.