Art in Motion, Lebanon

Commissioner:  Art in Motion Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon.

Commission: outdoor video cube for the “Resistance and Persistence” open-air public art exhibition in Sanayeh Garden in Beirut (Lebanon) on October 5-12, 2016.  

Aim: 

  • to employ the video cube as an educational artwork, which by means of video and sound communicates the gender-equality problematics, the consequences, and possible solutions. 
  • To display sHe #9 video art in the video&audio cube. 
  • To create an outdoor weather-proof cube.

Solution:  creation of the installation right on the spot, involving the daily visitors of the Sanayeh city park, to inspire them to re-consider morals and gender-asymmetry of our world.

Displayed: at “Resistance and Persistence” open-air public art exhibition in Sanayeh Garden in Beirut (Lebanon) from October 5-12, 2016.  

Title of the installation: sHe #9 video cube.

Medium: Video&Audio Cube, 2m x 2m x 2m: plexiglass, polycarbonate, metal, aluminum, four projection kits, fan, video projection & audio.

Title of the artwork: sHe #9

Medium: Video & audio loop, 30:00 min., full HD; (1920 x 1080)

Edition of: 10

Year: 2016

  

Official opening (left to right): Rania Halawi (Art in Motion), Minister of Culture Rony Arayji, Raya Farhat (Art in Motion), Vika Kova, Mrs.Nayla Mouawad, Minister Minister of Tourism of Lebanon Michel Pharaon, Rania Tabarra (Art in Motion), Valerie Reinhold (curator), M. Fouad Makhzoumi (Makhzoumi Foundation), Noha Wadi Moharram (Art on 56)