Past Public Programs

Talk
Publication Presentation and Panel Discussion

Thursday 28 July, 19:00 to 21:00

A presentation and discussion of the publication Elements for a World: WATER, followed by a panel discussion with architect Adib Dada, water specialist Nadim Farajalla, Beirut Syndrome (Kareem Chehayeb and Sarah Shmaitilly), and artist Jessika Khazrik.

Talk
Publication Launch and Panel Discussion

Thursday 21 July, 19:00 to 21:00

A launch of the publication Elements for a World: STONE, followed by a panel discussion with architect Hadi Choueiri, Fadi Mansour, artist Monira Al Qadiri, artists Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, and designer Namik Mačkić.

Talk
With Lina Mounzer

Wednesday 20 July, 19:00 to 21:00

Readings of science fiction and eco-feminist novels in The Reading Room, a project by Marwa Arsanios in collaboration with Samer Frangie, as part of the exhibition Let's Talk About the Weather.

Workshop
Practices of Commoning: Critical Spatial Ecology in Beirut
Organized by Pelin Tan

19 July-24 July

A summer school organzied by Pelin Tan with invited speakers, looking at practices and discourses of critical urban ecology in and around Beirut.

Tour
With Tony Chakar

Saturday 15 October, 10:00 to 20:00

This tour in the Chouf with artist Tony Chakar takes in the ancient and recent history/ies of this region that were instrumental in the formation of modern Lebanon.

Tour
With Adib Dada

Sunday 17 July, 17:00 to 19:00

A tour of the Beirut River area with architect Adib Dada and several invited speakers, looking at the transformation of the Beirut River from a natural river to its present condition as a toxic site, and its potential rehabilitated future as a public space.