b. 1978, Lebanon

Ziad Antar Biography

Ziad Antar  is a Lebanese filmmaker and photographer known for his short films that evoke a world of conflict through playful tones. After studying Agricultural Engineering at the American University of Beirut, he decided to pursue a career in video and arts. 

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Antar was awarded a residency at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris and went on to gain a post-diploma from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris. In 2011 he completed a further residency at Sharjah Art Foundation, Sharjah, U.A.E. 

Antar has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions around the world, including Projection of WA, at the Tate Modern, London, in 2008, Morality – Act VI: Remember Humanity, at Witte de With, Rotterdam, in 2010, Media City Seoul at the Seoul Museum of Art, also in 2010, and Portrait of a Territory, curated by Christine Macel at the Sharjah Art Foundation in 2012. That same year he participated in the Triennial at the Palais du Tokyo.

Antar now lives and works between Saida, Lebanon and Paris, France. 

Ziad Antar Featured Artworks

Cactus by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork photography
Ziad Antar Cactus, 2003 Silver print
125 x 125 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Foujaira by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork photography
Ziad Antar Foujaira, October 2010 Colour print on aluminium
55 x 55 x 5 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery

Ziad Antar Recent Exhibitions

Ziad Antar Represented By

Almine Rech contemporary art gallery in Brussels, Belgium Almine Rech Aspen, Brussels, London, New York, Paris, Shanghai
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