Past Public Programs

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.