beirut: america

an interesting exhibition opens at the beirut art center on tue - oct 20 [6pm-9pm]. dubbed america, the show is an attempt to question the united states of america as a possible model of civilization. what does america mean in our collective unconscious? on display are 16 works by artists of different nationalities and backgrounds, living inside and outside of the united states. all these works reflect on aspects of american cultural, social and political life that have become of universal relevance. location: building 13, street 97 [jisr el wati]. © bill viola - the passing [1991]