beirut: beirut art center opening

contemporary art gains a brand new foothold in lebanon with the opening of the beirut art center on thu - jan 15 [6pm-9pm]. an initiative of curator sandra dagher and artist lamia joreige, it aims to produce, present and promote local and international contemporary art and cultural practices. the inaugural group show closer presents artworks drawn from personal and intimate stories which create a space reflecting on experiences common and unique. artists include mona hatoum, akram zataari and anri sala. location: jisr el wati, building 13, street 97, zone 66 adlieh [sioufi]. © nadim asfar / beirut