Past Public Programs

Book Launch and Panel Discussion
Seta Manoukian in conversation with Gregory Buchakjian and Kristine Khouri. Moderated by Saleh Barakat.
In collaboration with Kaph Books and Saradar Collection

Thursday 7 March, 18:30 to 21:00 

To mark the launch of Seta Manoukian: Painting in Levitation, join us for a conversation between Seta Manoukian, Gregory Buchakjian, and Kristine Khouri, moderated by Saleh Baraket at 18:30, followed by the book signing at the Sursock Museum Store.

Parcours de choses, sur la charge des objets et la matière à l’œuvre
With Clémence Cottard Hachem

Thursday 28 February, 19:00 to 20:30

Clémence Cottard Hachem presents a reading of a photo album produced in Beirut at the end of the 19th century: Jean-Baptiste Charlier-Béziès, Souvenirs d’Orient, circa 1875, TFDC_133.  

Film Program
Organized by Heather M. O’Brien
In collaboration with the Center for Arts and Humanities at the American University of Beirut

Wednesday 27 February, 19:00 to 21:00

This screening is programmed in conjunction with a film workshop and roundtable discussions at the Center for Arts and Humanities (CAH) at the American University of Beirut (AUB), 27-29 February 2019.

François Cheval and Yasmine Chemali in conversation with participating artists

Saturday 23 February, 16:00 to 18:00 

To mark the opening of La Fabrique des Illusions, curators François Cheval and Yasmine Chemali will be in conversation with selected participating artists. 

Film Program
A film by Marina Gioti, co-directed by Georges Salameh
In collaboration with Beirut Art Residency (BAR)

Wednesday 13 February, 19:00 to 21:00

Join us for a screening of The Invisible Hands, directed by Marina Gioti and Georges Salameh. To mark the occasion, Gioti and Salameh will be in conversation after the screening.

Film Program
Directed by Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny

Saturday 2 February, 16:00 to 18:00

Join us for the Beirut premiere of Spaces of Exception directed by Matt Peterson and Malek Rasamny. To mark the occasion, after the screening of the film the filmmakers will be in conversation, moderated by Sari Hanafi.

With Valérie Cachard

Various dates

The Table of Confidence is a one-on-one game with artist Valérie Cachard. Each participant will have an intimate exchange with Cachard through a card game that draws on themes from Gregory Buchakjian’s exhibition Abandoned Dwellings: Display of Systems.