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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

Untitled (TBT) by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork
Ziad AntarUntitled (TBT), 2017Print on Blue back paper
120 x 120 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Potato Flower by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork
Ziad AntarPotato Flower, 2017Print on paper
110 x 170 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Axiom 9 by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork
Ziad AntarAxiom 9, 2012Ink jet on archival cotton paper
120 x 120 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Axiom 11 by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork
Ziad AntarAxiom 11, 2012Silver print mounted on dibond
120 x 120 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Derivable IX by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork
Ziad AntarDerivable IX, 2014Fortified concrete with silica
75 x 65 x 56 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Cactus by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork
Ziad AntarCactus, 2003Silver print
125 x 125 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery
Foujaira by Ziad Antar contemporary artwork
Ziad AntarFoujaira, October 2010Colour print on aluminium
55 x 55 x 5 cm
Almine Rech Contact Gallery

Ziad Antar Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Ziad Antar, Untitled Limits at Almine Rech, Brussels
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22 January–28 February 2015 Ziad Antar Untitled Limits Almine Rech, BrusselsBrussels

Ziad Antar Represented By

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

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