DATE & TIME
Thursday 30th April 2020
At 4 pm UK time
ZOOM MEETING: we will send you the link to download Zoom on your computers or phones, and a zoom invite for the meeting.
Joana Abou Sleiman Chevalier: An history of Beirut’s artistic scene and market
Born in Lebanon, Joanna graduated in political science at the American University of Paris.
She worked in a number of contemporary art galleries in Paris, continuing her work as an artist manager and adviser to collectors. She founded « Talents Video » in 2005, a company that produces and distributes art films that create the link between video art and classical music. This program was projected at the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature during Museum Night 2010, Paris.
In 2010 she is the co-curator of « Who are you, Peter? » At the Espace Culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris.
She then is curating of two events during La Nuit Blanche in Paris 2012 : Projecting of « La Mer » by Ange Leccia in the premises of the RATP and the Installation of « L’Homme d’Eau » by Patrick Corillon, Place Bodoyer. And after curating three exhibitions in Beirut ( « Territoire d’Affects », at Beirut Exhibition Center, « Michel Deverne » in partnership with the auction house PIASA, at Over the Counter and « Patterns and forms » in partnership with Beirut Design Fair, at Maison Rabih Kayrouz).
She is nominated artistic director of Beirut Art Fair 2019, 10th Anniversary Edition.