Selected Work

Latent Images #809 – 956, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 18 1/2 X 22 1/8 inches HJ5553

Geometry of Space, (2008) 2014 /5 stretched oxidized steel, 1 scams atlas 2008 (+ 1 wooden shelf) and murals Diameter 80 cm HJ9244

Wonder Beirut #4, Pigeons Grotto, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 27 3/4 X 41 1/2 inches

Wonder Beirut #10, The Sea Shore, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 27 3/4 X 41 1/2 inches

Wonder Beirut #15, Rivoli Square, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 27 3/4 x 41 1/2 in.

Wonder Beirut #19, Beirut Hotels, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 27 3/4 X 41 1/2 inches

Wonder Beirut #6, Rivoli Square, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 27 3/4 X 41 1/2 inches

Wonder Beirut #1, Greetings from Beirut, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 27 3/4 X 41 1/2 inches

Wonder Beirut #16, Martyr’s Statue, 1998-2007 lambda print mounted on aluminum 27 3/4 x 41 1/2 in.

Wonder Beirut #3, Baalbeck, Water Carriers, 1998-2007 Lambda print mounted on aluminum 41 1/2 X 27 3/4 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: A Carpet, 2012 Wool rug 53 1/2 x 113 in.

Circle of Confusion, 1997 photographic print, repositionable glue, and mirror 118 1/4 x 157 5/8 in.

The Lebanese Rocket Society: The President’s Album No. 1, 2011 Folded digital print mounted on wood panel 55 1/2 X 16 1/8 X 5 1/8 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Restaged No. 0, 2012 C-print on dibond 28 1/4 X 39 3/8 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Restaged No. 1, 2012 C-print on dibond 28 1/4 X 39 3/8 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Restaged No. 2, 2012 C-print on dibond 28 1/4 X 39 3/8 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Restaged No. 3, 2012 C-print on dibond 28 1/4 X 39 3/8 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Restaged No. 5, 2012 C-print on dibond 28 1/4 X 39 3/8 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Restaged No. 6, 2012 C-print mounted on dibond 28 1/4 X 39 3/8 inches

The Lebanese Rocket Society: Restaged No. 8, 2012 C-print on dibond 28 1/4 X 39 3/8 inches

Biography

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Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige



Education

  • 1995Université Paris X Nanterre, Paris, France

Solo Exhibition

  • 2017Haus der Kunst, Munich, Allemagne
  • IVAM, Valencia, Espagne
  • 2016Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah
  • I must first apologize…, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
  • Two Suns in a sunset, Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
  • 2015Films retrospective, MOMA, New York, USA
  • I must first apologise… HOME (curators Omar Kholeif & Sarah Perks), Manchester, UK
  • 2014I Must First Apologize… Villa Arson, Nice, France
  • 2013Lebanese Rocket Society- A Tribute To dreamers (Part II, III, IV & V), CRG Gallery, New York, USA
  • « Lebanese Rocket Society: Part III, IV, V & VI ». Gallery in situ fabienne leclerc, Paris, France
  • « KHIAM, l’emploi du temps ». 3 bis F, Lieux d’art contemporain, Aix en Provence, France
  • 2012Lebanese Rocket Society: Part III, IV & V . The Third Line Dubai, UAE
  • How soon is now : a tribute to dreamers, Beirut Exhibition Center, Lebanon
  • 2010Histoire du vent, Festival d’Avignon, Ecole d’Art
  • I want to see, Gazworks, Triangle Arts Trust, London
  • Is there anybody out there, Gaerie In Situ Fabienne Leclerc, Paris,
  • 2009Wonder Beirut, Centre de la photographie de Genève, Switzerland
  • Wish we could tell, A Space Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  • Wish we could tell, Centro de Mémoria, Museum of Vila Do Conde, Portugal
  • I am here even if you don’t see me , Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montréal, Québec, Canada
  • Tel des oasis dans le désert , Eglise des Célestins, Festival d’Avignon, France
  • Faces , Art première, Art Bassel, Bâle, Switzerland
  • We could be heroes just for one day, Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France
  • 2008Circulo de confusion, Musée de Gigon, Spain
  • We could be heroes just for one day, Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France
  • Histoires tenues secrètes, Fort du Bruissin, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Francheville, France
  • Back to the présent, Homeworks IV, Ashkal Alwan, in AGIAL Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Où sommes-nous?, Festival d’Automne, Espace Topographique de l’art, Paris, France
  • Circle of Confusion, CRG Gallery, New York, USA
  • 2000Wonder Beirut, Ecole régionale des Beaux Arts, Rennes, France
  • 1998Wonder Beirut, Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beyrouth, Lebanon
  • 1997Beyrouth: Fictions urbaines, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France

Group Shows (selection)

  • 2016But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise: Contemporary Art of the Middle East and North Africa, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  • 2015The 56th International Art Exhibition – Venice Biennale, IT
  • Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
  • Lest te two seas meet, Warsaw museum of modern Art, Poland
  • 2014Fotofest, 15th International Biennial of Photography & Photo Related Art, Houston, Texas
  • Libelle, 2009-2012, Galerie des Multiples, Paris
  • Art by telephone… Recalled, La Panacée, Montpellier
  • Adelaide festival, Adelaide, Australie
  • 2013Light from the Middle East Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK
  • Lasting Images, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
  • Terms & Conditions, SAM, Singapore Art Museum, Singapoor
  • Vue d’en haut, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz France
  • Ici, Ailleurs, Marseille Provence 2013, Friche belle de Mai, Marseille 2013
  • Encounters, Royal Academy of Arts & Katara, Doha Qatar
  • Galerie de la Méditerranée, Openning exhibition of the Museum MUCEM, Marseille
  • Shifting Sands, CACSA Contempory Art Center for South Autralia, Adelaide Autralia
  • Accrochage permanent, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Brouillon, Argos, Kaaitheater Belgium & Musée de la danse, Rennes, France
  • Sweet sixties : Stories and Morals, Gallery Nova, WHW, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2012Kochi Muziris Biennale», 2012, Kochi Kerala, India
  • Six Lines of flight Shifting geographies in contempory art », SFMOMA, San Francisco, USA
  • Round Table, The 9th Gwangju Biennale, South Korea
  • L’histoire est à moi, Le printemps de Septembre, Le BBB, Toulouse, France
  • Rumo ao Sul (Destination South), Sam art projects, MUBE, Museum Brasileiro da Escultura, Sao Paolo, Brasil
  • Arab Express, Mori Art Museum Tokyo, Japan
  • Beirut 2, Contempory Art Platform, CAP Kuwait
  • L’institut des archives sauvages, Villa Arson, Nice , France
  • Spectral Imprints, Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2012, Dubai, UAE
  • Utopia/Dystopia: Constructed with Photography, Museum of fine Arts, Houston, USA
  • Intense proximity, Triennale de Paris, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
  • 2011Due to unforeseen events… », New Museum, New York, USA
  • Seeing is belleving, KW institute, Berlin, Germany
  • 3eme FIAC d’Alger, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain d’Ager, Algeria
  • Image in the Aftermath, Beirut Art Center, Beirut Lebanon
  • Untitled, 12th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey
  • A terrible Beauty is born, 11eme Biennale de Lyon, La sucrière, Lyon, France
  • Locus Logistics, Meeting Point 6, (Berlin, Brussels, Beirut, Athenes)
  • Paysages avec objets absents, le Centre d’art de Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
  • All about Lebanon, White Box Kunst Halle , December, Munich
  • Plot for a Biennial, 10th Edition of the Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, UAE
  • 2010Soft Machine, Panorama 12, Le Fresnoy, Studio des Arts Contemporains, Tourcoing, France
  • La revanche de l’archive photographique, Centre de la photographie de Genève, Switzerland
  • Perpetual Battles, Baibakova Art Project, Moscow, Russia
  • Utopie(s), Centre Culturel Français, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Nobody’s Property: Art; Land; Space, 2000-2010, Modern and Contemporary Art de Princetown University Art Museum, Princetown, NJ
  • 2009Fictions du réel, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France
  • Promised Lands, 6th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contempory Art, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
  • Crossing (Traversées), Bab Rouah, & Bab el Kébir, Rabat, Morocco
  • Image in Question, 41st national Artists’ Salon Cali, Colombia, USA
  • 9th Edition of the Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, UAE
  • Zones of conflict, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, USA
  • 2008Roads were opened/roads were closed, Gallery The Third Line, Dubaï, UAE
  • Art now in Lebanon, Darat al Funun, Khalid Shoman foundation, Amman, Jordan
  • Forum Homeworks 4, organised by Ashkal Alwan association, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Conspire, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany
  • Orients Sans Frontières, Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
  • Stratégies de l’histoire, Stratégie de l’art, 6th Biennale Goumri, Armenia
  • 2007Ah les belles images, Gallery In Situ Fabienne Leclerc, Paris, France
  • Ah les belles images, La Tolerie, Clermont Ferrand, France
  • Distorted Fabric, De Apple, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Whenever it starts, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
  • 2004Present Absent, Gallery Tanit, Munich, Germany
  • Love it or leave it, Montenegro Biennale, Montenegro
  • Appel à témoin, Le Quartier, Quimper, France
  • Mediterraneans, Macro, Rome, Italia
  • Laughter, Bargehouse LIFT, Londres, UK
  • Nazar, Nooderlich Photofestival, Akerkhof, Netherlands
  • 2003The Eccho Show, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland, UK
  • Deslocamentos, VideoBrazil, Sao Paolo, Brazil
  • Homeworks2, Forum Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, Lebanon 2003
  • 2002Iconoclash, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Fundamentalism of the new order, Charlottenborg, Copenhaguen, Denmark
  • 2001Missing links », Gallery Townhouse, Cairo, Egypt
  • 2000Espace vital, La Criée, Rennes, France
  • Promenons en ville », Espace Mira Phalaina, Montreuil, France

Films

  • 2012 The Lebanese Rocket Society, The strange tale of the Lebanese space race
  • 2008 Khiam 2000-2007, Doc 103min
  • I want to see
  • 2006 Open the door, please
  • 2005A Perfect Day
  • 2003Ramad
  • 2000Khiam
  • 1999Around the Pink House

Bibliography

  • 2012  Utopia Dystopia, Construction and destruction in photography and collage (Museum of Fine Arts Houston) by Yasufumi Nakamori with Graham Bader
  • 2007Zehil, Sylviane, Joana Hadjithomas et Khalil Joreige exposant a la CRG de New York, L’Orient LE JOUR, May 10, 2007
  • 2005Carver, Antonia, Hysterical Repetition: Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige’s A Perfect Day, BIDOUN, Issue 6, Winter 2005
  • Wonder Beirut, La bataille des hôtels, Mission impossible
  • 2004The story of a pyromaniac photographer in Cabinet, Issue 16, The sea, Immaterial Incorporated,winter 2004
  • Like an oasis in the desert: in catalogue Appel à témoin, Edition Quartier 2004
  • 2003Don‚t walk publication, The echo show
  • Donner à voir /se donner à voir : dans Al ADAB n° 53 Beyrouth. 2003.
  • 2002Latency, conference in “HOMEWORKS” ed. Ashkal Alwan, Beirut, 2002.
  • OK, I‚m going to show you my work : in DISCOURSE 24.1 (winter 2002)
  • 2001A state of latency in ICONOCLASH published by ZKM & MIT press, 2001.
  • 1998Que faisiez vous entre cette aube et la dernière in SPECIMEN n°4 (Paris, 1998)
  • 1997Beyrouth : Fictions urbaines Photobook published by Mind the gap (Beyrouth 1997)

Awards

  • 2013The Lebanese Rocket Society, Best Feature Documentary, Doha Tribeca Film Festival, Qatar
  • 2012Abraaj Capital Art Prize for 2012, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Public Collections

  • Abraaj Capital Art Prize, United Arab Emirates
  • National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
  • Artothèque Villeurbanne, France
  • Barjeel Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates
  • British Museum, London, UK
  • The Eels, USA
  • Commande publique CNAP (Festival d’Avignon), France.
  • Fond municipal d’art contemporain, Paris, France
  • Fond national d’art contemporain, Paris-La Défense, France
  • Fond régional d’art contemporain Bretagne, Rennes, France
  • Fond régional d’art contemporain Lorraine, Metz, France
  • Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Lazaar Foundation, Tunis, France
  • Kadist Foundation, Paris, US
  • Musée de Mariemont, Morlanwelz (Belgium)
  • Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris
  • Saradar Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Sharjah Art Foundation, United Arab Emirates
  • Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige both teach at St. Joseph University in Beirut, Joana gives screenwriting courses and Khalil esthetics and experimental video. http://www.hadjithomasjoreige.com/