Artist: Marwa Arsanios

Marwa
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Mar 03 - Apr 11 2015

Marwa Arsanios (Washington, D.C., 1978) lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon. She obtained her MFA from Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts, London, UK (2007) and was a researcher in the fine art department at the Jan Van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, the Netherlands (2011–12). Her work was shown at Art Dubai in the Bidoun Lounge (Art Park 2009), at the Forum expanded of the Berlinale (2010), at the Homeworks V and VI forum (Beirut, 2010 and 2013), Tokyo Wonder Site (2011), the 12th Istanbul Biennale (2011), Cornerhouse (Manchester, 2012), the Venice Biennale (Future Generation Art Prize, 2013), and most recently at the New Museum (New York, 2014). Her videos were screened in several festivals and events such as the Rio de Janeiro film festival in 2010, e-flux in New York, and at the Centre Pompidou in Paris. She has been nominated for the Pinchuk Future Generation Art Prize 2012 and won the special prize. She was also nominated for the Sovereign Art Prize 2012. Arsanios is a founding member of the artist organization and project space 98weeks research project. She is also a part-time teacher.