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Ayman Baalbaki in his studio, photo by Yara Boustany

BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE : FROM PLAY TO SLAY (PART II)

Ayman Baalbaki reflects on friends, family and influences in an exclusive interview with selections Marwan Kassab Bachi When we were at university, the gallerist Amal Traboulsi put on a show for Marwan…

Wall Installation composed of family pictures and memorabilia created onthe Baalbaki’s wall during confinement

BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE : FROM PLAY TO SLAY

Ayman Baalbaki reflects on friends, family and influences in an exclusive interview with selections Brotherhood My brother and I were both born in February with only one year’s difference between us, whereas…

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OUSSAMA GHANAM IN BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

By Oussama Ghanam  In 2003, during our student years, Ayman and I watched a restored version of Tarkovsky’s “Nostalghia” at the Pompidou Centre. It was the first time I had seen the…

Portrait of Ayman Baalbaki and his brother Said Baalbaki

SAID BAALBAKI IN BEING AYMAN BAALBAKI ISSUE

By Said Baalbaki In our culture, the notion of brotherhood is related to stories of Cain and Abel, with one brother killing the other, but this has no relation to the brotherhood…

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