About


Sirine Fattouh is a Lebanese artist 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), The Empty Quarter Gallery (Dubaï, U.A.E.), La Villa Savoye of Le Corbusier (Poissy, France), l'Institut du monde arabe (Paris, France), the Institut Français in Beirut (Lebanon) and the Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art (Thessaloniki, Greece).

Her next exhibition will be at the Villa méditerranée in Marseille, France from 17th of March to 13th of August and at Beirut Art Center during Video Works 2017 on the 9 and 11 of June.


Performances

2017

2016


Other

2016


Individual Exhibitions

2017

  • Screening of Lost and Won and Walking Borders at Gessnerallee, Zürich, Switzerland.

2015

2010

  • Errance, Roy Sfeir Gallery, Paris, France. 

2008

  • Vous écrireFrench Institute, Beirut, Lebanon.

Collective Exhibitions

2017

  • Images du dessaisissement, Photomed 2017, Villa Méditerranée, Marseille, France.

  • Video Works organized by Ashkakl Alwan, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon.

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

  • Home Works IV: A Forum on Cultural Practices, Al Madina Theatre and Métropolis Cinema, Beirut, Lebanon. 
  • Home? Figures des migrations, Villa des Tourelles Gallery, Nanterre, France.
  • Jeune création, Espace Charlie Parker - Grande Halle of la Villette, Paris, France.
  • Perdu / Gagné, Photos et Légendes Festival, Théâtre du Fil de l’eau, Pantin, France.
  • ...né.à Beyrouth Festival, Empire Cinemas, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Cinemed international Mediterranean Film Festival, Montpellier, France. 
  • P’Silo - Images Contre Nature Festival, Marseille, France.

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

2015-2017

  • Part-time Lecturer at IESAV-USJ, Beirut, Lebanon. Subjects 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

  • Middle Eastern Art, the local and global challenges, Beirut Art Fair, Beirut, Lebanon.


2008

2006

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