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  • ArteEast Sponsored Artist Alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet selected to feature at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library
    ArteEast Sponsored Artist Alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet selected to feature at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library

    Posted: Oct 25, 2016

    ArteEast congratulates our residency alumni Dalia Baassiri and Lara Tabet for being among the artists whose work will be shown at the Lebanese Foundation for the National Library! In a collaboration with Galerie Janine Rubeiz, the Foundation presents "Bitasarrof", an exhibition that gathers the work of 55 renowned Lebanese artists, launching Saturday, October 15th and on display through Sunday, November 13th.

  • ArteEast-Sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci named Recipient of 2016 Odeabank O’Art Prize
    ArteEast-Sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci named Recipient of 2016 Odeabank O’Art Prize

    Posted: Sep 27, 2016

    ArteEast is pleased to announce that our Summer 2016 sponsored Artist-in-Residence Özgür Demirci has been named as the winner of Odeabank’s O'art Art Prize for 2016. Odeabank, a subsidiary of Lebanon’s Bank Audi, established the prize as part of its mission to support the work of outstanding young artists.

  • A Brief History of ArteEast’s Quarterly Magazine; Mirene Arsanios Interviews Rasha Salti
    A Brief History of ArteEast’s Quarterly Magazine; Mirene Arsanios Interviews Rasha Salti

    Posted: Sep 3, 2016

    ArteEast Managing Editor Mirene Arsanios interviews writer, curator and former ArteEast Artistic Director Rasha Salti about the Quarterly Magazine and its history

  • ArteEast Exclusive Interview with Artist Dia Batal
    ArteEast Exclusive Interview with Artist Dia Batal

    Posted: Jun 29, 2016

    Dia Batal has developed a multidisciplinary approach, creating context specific work, mostly designed for physical interaction. This style harmoniously brings the art of calligraphy, the functionality of design and the meaning of words with the use and form of the Arabic language.

  • ArteEast Announces 2016 Residency Unlimited and Sculpture Space Artists in Residence
    ArteEast Announces 2016 Residency Unlimited and Sculpture Space Artists in Residence

    Posted: May 18, 2016

    ArteEast, in partnership with Residency Unlimited and Sculpture Space, is pleased to announce Dalia Baasiri and Özgür Demirci as Summer 2016 Artists-in-Residence. Dalia Baasiri is a Lebanese visual artist and graphic designer and Özgür Demirci is a Turkish multidisciplinary visual artist.

  • ArteEast announces Art Omi 2016 Residents!
    ArteEast announces Art Omi 2016 Residents!

    Posted: Apr 22, 2016

    ArteEast, in partnership with Art Omi International, is pleased to announce Bassem Yousri and Lara Tabet as the two recipients of the 2016 ArteEast Artists Residency at the Art Omi International Arts Center in Ghent, NY. This joint residency initiative began in 2011 supporting MENA artists in order to encourage and bolster a global arts exchange.

  • ArteEast Review: Jihan El-Tahri’s “Nasser”
    ArteEast Review: Jihan El-Tahri’s “Nasser”

    Posted: Mar 09, 2016

    Nasser, a documentary by director Jihan El-Tahri, was recently screened as part of the Museum of Modern Art’s “Doc FortNight 2016” in collaboration with the African Film Festival. Nasser is the first part of the already completed trilogy, which further interrogates the eras of Anwar El-Sadat and Hosny Mubarak, “Egypt’s modern Pharaohs.”

  • Pouran Jinchi’s “Black & Blue”
    Pouran Jinchi’s “Black & Blue”

    Posted: Oct 06, 2015

    Literature and fine art are conjoined in Iran born New York based artist Pouran Jinchi’s current solo exhibition Black & Blue on view at the Leila Heller Gallery from September 17 – October 24, 2015. Calligraphy is crucial to Jinchi’s process of eliminating objects and images in order to focus on meaning conveyed through abstraction.

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