Artists of Beirut is a socially responsible initiative and concept aiming at growing Lebanon’s creative economy by promoting and developing Lebanese women artists & artisans creative talents while supporting the restoration and preservation of Beirut city’s cultural heritage.
‘SIMPLE PLEASURES” Collective Art Show will be held from Nov 24th till Dec 2nd from 2 to 7 PM at Rebirth Beirut, Gemmayze. The Opening will be held on Friday Nov 24th from 5 till 9 PM. Simple, small pleasures are what give us the power to restore feelings of happiness and positivity. They can be defined as experiences that are positive, brief, and usually emerge in everyday settings. They help us be energized and productive and give us perspective and a mood boost in the most challenging times as the ones we are facing every day in the unstable city of Beirut.
The Collective Art Show will present the collection prepared by a mix of 14 Artists from the four seasons of Artists of Beirut as well as the Boutique concept Artists around the theme of ‘Simple Pleasures’. In addition to the Guest of the Season Mona Trad Dabagi and the late Gulene Torossian Der Boghossian new series of sculptures.
The Collective show eclectic collection will feature more than 50 Artworks made of various artistic techniques: Painting, Sculpture, Mixed media, Upcycling, Collage, Photography & Digital. The Show will also feature artistic animations:
*An “Upcycling Art Workshop” around the Christmas festive theme with the Artist Karin Hantes on Tuesday 28th Nov from 3-4 PM.
*A Photography Workshop around the Celebration theme presented by the Artist Nada Karam on Thursday November 30th from 3- 4 PM.
Finally and as per Artists of Beirut Mission, the Show will be helping Beirut city restoration with part of proceeds going to support “Rebirth Beirut” NGO initiatives.
The Artists taking part in the show are:
ZEINA CHEHAB, MARAL DER BOGHOSSIAN, CALINE FARAH, KARIN HANTES, NADA KARAM, MAGDA MALKOUN, LAMA MANSOUR, LIANE MATHES RABBATH, NEVINE MATTAR, YARA SAADE, SARAH SABA, JANINE WEBER-ELMEOUCHY as well as the Boutique Concept Artists RAMONA MANSOUR and PAULETTE EID. In addition to the Guest MONA TRAD DABAJI and the late GULENE TOROSSIAN DER BOGHOSSIAN’S Artworks.