Past Public Programs

Talk
“Transferred”: Seth Siegelaub’s Methods from Conceptual Art to Textile
In partnership with ARP–ALBA-University of Balamand

Thursday 20 April, 19:00 to 20:30

Sara Martinetti gives a talk on Seth Siegelaub (1941-2013), who is best known for his decisive role in the emergence and establishment of conceptual art in the late 1960s.

Talk
Pan-Arab Artistic Manifestations and the Production of Narratives (1970-1980)
In partnership with ARP–ALBA-University of Balamand

Thursday 13 April, 19:00 to 20:30

Who today is familiar with the Damascus Festival, or the Biennials of Baghdad, Rabat, or Tripoli? Alia Nakhli gives a talk on Arab art festivals and biennials in the 1970s.

Special Program
Screening and Book Launch
With Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige

Monday 10 April, 19:00 to 21:00 

Artists and filmmakers Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige present their most recent film ISMYRNA (2016), a conversation with artist and poet Etel Adnan. The screening will coincide with the launch of their most recent publication Two Suns in a Sunset.  

Special Program
In collaboration with the Ministry of Culture

Saturday 14 April, 17:00 to midnight

The Sursock Museum is taking part in La Nuit des Musées, a city-wide event where museums open their doors late into the night. The Museum will be open until midnight.

Talk
Jasmina Metwaly and Philip Rizk with Rima Mismar
With the support of the Goethe-Institut

Thursday 6 April, 19:00 to 20:30 

In conjunction with the exhibition FABRIK, this talk is part of a two-day program with participating artists Jasmina Metwaly and Philip Rizk. 

Film Program
Screening: Punishment Park
With the support of the Goethe-Institut

Wednesday 5 April, 19:00 to 21:00 

In conjunction with the exhibition FABRIK, this screening is part of a two-day program with participating artists Jasmina Metwaly and Philip Rizk.