Installation view

GALLERY STATEMENT

Marfa’ Projects works with local and regional artists to produce and present idea-based projects that engage with Beirut’s diverse contemporary art scene. Marfa’ Projects was founded by Joumana Asseily in 2015 and builds on her deep links with the city’s independent non-profit art scene. The gallery is located in two garages near the customs house in the Marfa’ neighbourhood, which means port in Arabic. Beirut’s port has long been one of the foundations of the city’s economic life, a key transit point for goods and information between Lebanon and the world. The gallery supports local artists to build links internationally, as well as providing a platform in Beirut for the work of pertinent international artists. Two key elements of the exhibitions programme are parallel events and publications that are released with every exhibition and that aim at engaging with contributors and with the local audience.


ARTISTS

Paola Yacoub
Talar Aghbashian
Raed Yassin
Lamia Joreige
Ahmad Ghossein
Caline Aoun
Vartan Avakian
Saba Innab
Stéphanie Saadé
Tamara Al Samerraei
Rania Stephan

PREMISES

Marfa’

P.O. Box 11-4496
Beirut, Lebanon

Tel: +961 1 571 636, +961 3 020 636
Email: [email protected]

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Friday, 12 – 7pm
Saturday, 2 – 6pm
And by appointment

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