Marwan Rechmaoui: Municipalities
Beirut Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of Municipalities on Thursday 19 October from 6pm to 8pm. Municipalities is a proposal for a space within a space. An inhabited
Beirut Art Center is pleased to announce the opening of Municipalities on Thursday 19 October from 6pm to 8pm.
Municipalities is a proposal for a space within a space. An inhabited sculpture that behaves erratically and formally all at once. A nursery of thoughts, books, sounds, networks and relations, it’s a self declared autonomous structure that contemplates processes of everyday life and the warping of time. The pyramid-like structure offers a space to consider questions around how to withdraw and (re)build worlds and territories that have different signifiers, insights and realizations.
In an effort to understand how we can continue to collect varying and discordant sounds yet remain harmonious, Municipalities is accompanied by a series of four commissioned music compositions which are played live and then installed for a period of time each. Open for interpretation of use, Municipalities will also host different types of activities throughout its 6 months installation period in the BAC central hall, including moments of reflection and much needed respite.
The opening will feature a live performance by Charbel Haber of a specially commissioned music composition for the installation.
19 (Thursday) 09:00 - 31 (Tuesday) 09:00
Jisr el wati, off corniche an-nahr Building Safe, street 93, zone 66 Adlieh. Beirut, Lebanon