Saleh Barakat Gallery would like to invite you to the opening of:
Ziad Abillama - The twisted wing of the Airplane King
"Pour bien voler un avion doit être beau" - Marcel Dassault
Ziad Abillama is a visual artist. He attended the Rhode Island school of Design, Amherst College, and Académie Libanaise Des Beaux-Arts (ALBA). Recent exhibitions include the solo show Post-Fascism, Post-Imperialism, Post Ziad at the artist’s studio in Dbayeh (2013). La Défaite de L’exotisme at the Faqra Club (2008), Reconsideration of the Shortcomings of Lebanese Nationalist Ideology/Reconstruction as the Unsettled Debt to Modern Western Philosophy at the Salon Des Artistes Décorateurs (Beirut, 1996), Sanayeh the Impossible Community (Beirut, 1995), and The Political Unconscious of Exotic Travels (Berlin, 1996) are among his notable public appearances. He participated in the contest for the reconstruction of downtown Beirut with architect Bernard Khoury (1992), and has also had numerous exhibitions of sculpture - no politics.
Opening: Friday 17 February, 2017 at 7-9pm (till 18 March, 2017)
Venue: Saleh Barakat Gallery, Clemenceau, Justinian Street, Beirut, Lebanon