The 55th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia is taking place from June 1st to November 24th, 2013 (preview: May 29th, 30th, 31st), at the Giardini, the Arsenale and in the city of Venice.
subtitled: WITH NARRATIVES FROM LEBANON included nearly 80 paintings, sculptures, mixed-media installations, photographs and films by 33 artists. These works were shown in 2011 at the Royal College of Art, in London in a riveting exploration of the contemporary art scene in Lebanon.
CONVERGENCE: NEW ART FROM LEBANON included nearly 50 paintings, sculptures, mixed-media installations, photographs, digital animations, films, and architectural projects by 29 artists, based mostly in Beirut. These works were shown in 2010 at the American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center in Washington D.C. in a riveting exploration of the contemporary art scene in Lebanon.