Focus: Beirut

— Online talk via Zoom

Wednesday 25 November 2020, 6 pm

Focus: Beirut
Akram Zaatari, “1975”, 2015. Courtesy of Sfeir-Semler, Beirut

This year’s edition of LOOP Fair will feature the special section “Focus: Beirut” with the aim to highlight the Lebanese art scene after the disaster of 4th August 2020. Curated by urban planning consultant Amira Solh, it presents a selection of galleries that remain active despite the profound crisis affecting the Lebanese capital.

This conversation will bring together participating galleries and artists and will aim to get an in-depth look at how the city’s arts sector is doing more than three months after the blast.

Participants will be:

Amira Solh, Urban planning consultant, Barcelona/ Beirut
Roy Dib, Artist, Beirut
Rania Stephan, Artist, Beirut
Naila Kettaneh, Director, Tanit Gallery, Beirut
Joumana Asseily, Director, Marfa Gallery, Beirut
Andrée Sfeir-Semler, Owner, Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut