Akram Zaatari

born 1966

Akram Zaatari, ‘Dance to the End of Love’ 2011
Dance to the End of Love 2011
© Akram Zaatari, Courtesy the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut / Hamburg. Installation view, The Uneasy Subject. 2011 MUSAC Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y León.
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Akram Zaatari (born 1966 in Sidon, Lebanon) is a filmmaker, photographer, archival artist and curator. In 1997, he co-founded the Arab Image Foundation with photographers Fouad Elkoury, and Samer Mohdad. His work is largely based on collecting, studying and archiving the photographic history of the Arab World.

Zaatari was selected to represent Lebanon at the 2013 Venice Biennale by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, curators for the Lebanese Pavilion.

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