About


Sirine Fattouh is a Lebanese artist and researcher born in 1980 and living between Paris and Beirut. Interested by histories from below, her work, as an artist and researcher consists of examining the consequences of violence and displacements on people’s identities.

Fattouh holds a PhD in Visual Arts and Aesthetics from the University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne (UFR04) and a Master degree from the École Nationale Supérieure d'Arts of Paris Clergy (ENSAPC). She taught Visual Arts at the University Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne and is affiliated with the Research Center in Visual Arts (Institut ACTE UMR 8218). In 2011, she was assistant curator for Middle Eastern Art at the Centre Pompidou in Paris.

She has exhibited her work in group shows and solo exhibitions such as the Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard (Paris, France), Kaaï Studio (Brussels, Belgium), Beirut Art Center (Beirut, Lebanon), Mucem (Marseille, France), ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany), The Empty Quarter Gallery (Dubaï, U.A.E.), La Villa Savoye of Le Corbusier (Poissy, France), l'Institut du monde arabe (Paris, France), l'Institut Français du Liban (Lebanon) and the Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki, Greece).

Actual exhibition: HOME BEIRUT. SOUNDING THE NEIGHBORS at MAXXI Museum in Rome.


Performances

2017

2016


Other

2016


Individual Exhibitions

2017

2015

2010

  • Errance, Roy Sfeir Gallery, Paris, France. 

2008

  • Vous écrireFrench Institute, Beirut, Lebanon.

Collective Exhibitions

2017

2016

2015

2014

  • Grand café - Centre d’art contemporain, Saint-Nazaire, France.
  • AVIFF, Cannes, France.

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • 5th Biennal of Bourges, Panorama for young creation, Bourges, France.
  • Counting Thoughts, The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Festival international des Très Courts, Forum des Images, Paris, France.
  • SESIFF-Seoul international Extreme-Short Image & Film Festival, Seoul, Korea.

 2009

2008

2007

  • Proliférer, Villa Savoye of Le Corbusier, Poissy, France. 
  • ...né.à Beyrouth Festival, Empire Cinemas, Beirut, Lebanon. 
  • Paris Cinéma Festival, Filmothèque Quartier Latin, Paris, France.

2006


Residencies

2015

  • Constantine Capital of Arab Culture 2015, Constantine, Algeria.

2012

  • Cité Internationale of Arts in Paris, Al Mansouria Foundation. 

2011

  • 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art - Parallel Program, Thessaloniki, Greece.

2004

  • Studio residency at the Maison Internationale - Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris, France.

Work in Public Collections

  • Mirages, the State Museum of Algier (MAMA), Algeria.
  • The Last Supper, The State Museum of ContemporaryArt (SMCA), Thessaloniki, Greece.
  • A Night In Beirut, Nadour Collection, Germany.

Teaching

2017

  • Part-time Lecturer at LAU, Byblos, Lebanon.Subject taught: Art Appreciation.
  • Part-time Lecturer at USEK, Kaslik, LebanonSubject taught: History of contemporary art. 

2015-2017

  • Part-time Lecturer at IESAV-USJ, Beirut, Lebanon. Subject taught : Vidéo alternative.

2016

  • Part-time Lecturer at USJ, Beirut, Lebanon. Subjects taught : History of video art and performance.

2015-2016

  • Master Thesis Director, School of Fine Art of Besançon, France.

2010-2011

  • Part-time Lecturer at the University of Paris-1-Panthéon-Sorbonne, Department of Fine Arts and Aesthetics, Paris, France.

2009-2010

  • Lecturer with an ATER status (a fixed-term contract for teaching and research), at the University of Paris-1-Panthéon-Sorbonne, Department of Fine Arts and Aesthetics, Paris, France.

2008-2005

  • Lecturer at the University of Paris-1-Panthéon-Sorbonne, Department of Fine Arts and Aesthetics, Paris, France. Subjects taught : First BA year, Personal Creation in relation to current artistic events. Second BA year, Contemporary Drawing.


Seminars / Lectures /Debates


2016

2012

  • Art is the answer! Villa Empain, Fondation Boghossian, Brussels, Belgium.
  • La recherche et ses flux, ENSBA, Paris, France with Marion Guibert, Sirine Fattouh, Sophie Orlando, Christine Ithurbide, Aliocha Imhoff et Kantuta Quiros.


2011


2008

2006

  • « Femme(s) et Arts Contemporain », la Halle Saint-Pierre, Paris, France.