biography of Walid RA'AD (1967)

Personal data


Birth : 1967 - Chbanieh, Lebanon
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Lebanon - United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

1999:He established The Atlas Group as an imaginary foundation to research and document the contemporary history of Lebanon.
Also lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon.


Other professions

Professor
Queens College of the City University of New York – New York NY, United States

Professor
Cooper Union Art School – 7e 7th street – New York NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Photography :
Audiovisual-Multimedia : Video
Performing Art : Performance

Subject

documentation
war
history/society

Works

Already been in a Lake of Fire
Date of creation : 1999-2002
Medium : Plastic
Size : 109 x 150 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2003

La Galerie – Noisy-le-Sec, France
11/29/2003 – 02/07/2004

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Paula Cooper Gallery – 534 West 21st Street – New York NY, United States

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : Galerie Sfeir-Semler – Admiralitätstrasse 71 – Hamburg, Germany

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Anthony Reynolds Gallery – 37 Cowper Street – London, United Kingdom

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Anthony Reynolds Gallery – 60 Great Marlborough Street – London, United Kingdom

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Anthony Reynolds Gallery – 37 Cowper Street – London, United Kingdom

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Sfeir-Semler – Admiralitätstrasse 71 – Hamburg, Germany

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Sfeir-Semler – Admiralitätstrasse 71 – Hamburg, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Anthony Reynolds Gallery – 60 Great Marlborough Street – London, United Kingdom


Group exhibitions

2004

Mapping Sitting – Attitudes photographiques au Moyen-Orient / Mapping Sitting: on portraiture and photography
Musée Nicéphore Niépce – Chalon-sur-Saône, France
03/20/2004 – 05/23/2004

2003

Samtida arabisk bild/Contemporary Arab Representations: Beirut/Libanon
Bildmuseet – Umeå University – Umeå, Sweden
02/09/2003 – 04/21/2003

Mars – Kunst und Krieg
Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum – Graz, Austria
01/11/2003 – 03/26/2003

M_Ars Art and War
Neue Galerie Graz – Graz, Austria
01/10/2003 – 03/26/2003

2002

Documenta XI
Kunsthalle Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/08/2002 – 09/15/2002

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
03/07/2002 – 05/26/2002

2000

5ème Biennale des Cinémas arabes à Paris
IMA Institut du Monde Arabe – Paris, France
06/30/2000 – 07/09/2000

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
03/23/2000 – 06/04/2000

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2003

Cream 3
Publisher: Phaidon Press – Regent’s Wharf – London, United Kingdom
06/2003
ISBN : 0714843113


Exhibition catalogues

2002

Whitney Biennial 2002
Publisher: Whitney Museum of American Art – 945 Madison Avenue at 75th Street – New York NY, United States
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams Inc. – 100 Fifth Avenue – New York NY, United States
2002
ISBN : 0810968320

Legals