Speaker Series: Ghaleb Hawila
Jul
12
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker Series: Ghaleb Hawila

Ghaleb Hawila is an Arabic calligraphy artist. 
He uses his talent to explore different interpretations and styles of the Arabic language.
As part of "Talent Unbound", the Beirut Art Salon exhibition, Ghaleb will introduce his unique style of artwork and share his journey as well as personal reflections on the Lebanese art scene. The discussion will be an eye-opening trip to the world of calligraphy, highlighting the beauty of the Arabic language on a canvas and making words much more than carvings on straight lines. 
The talk with be followed by a Q&A and drinks will be served afterwards. 
*This event is public and free of charge.

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Speaker Series: Walid Sadek
Jul
5
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker Series: Walid Sadek

Walid Sadek is a professor of Studio Arts and Chair of Fine Arts Department at the American University of Beirut.
He is an artist investigating the familial legacies of the Lebanese civil war, civil strife and the post-war decline to resume normative living.
As part of "Talent Unbound", the Beirut Art Salon exhibition, Walid will share his journey from having a political cartoonist as a father to being a sculptor in the aftermath of the Lebanese civil war. Because the civil war is part of our history and identity, the conversation will be a wondrous way to revisit the past and explore ourselves through art.
The talk with be followed by a Q&A and drinks will be served afterwards. 
*This event is public and free of charge.

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Speaker Series: Jean-Marc Nahas
Jun
28
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker Series: Jean-Marc Nahas

Jean-Marc Nahas is an artist, draughtsman, professor of drawing at ALBA.
He uses art to denounce contemporary society, prominently through comic-like figures of troubled humans. 
As part of "Talent Unbound", the Beirut Art Salon exhibition, Jean-Marc will be ready to inspire the artist in every person, bringing humor, uniqueness and rawness into one room. He will share how he was able to establish himself as an artist in Beirut as well as his experience with exhibiting his work around the world. 
The talk with be followed by a Q&A and drinks will be served afterwards. 
*This event is public and free of charge.

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Speaker Series: Dr. Mona Knio - Painting with Light
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Speaker Series: Dr. Mona Knio - Painting with Light

Calling all Lighting Art Enthusiasts! Join the opening of the Talent Unbound Speaker Series tomorrow with Dr. Mona Knio's "Painting with Light" open talk. Learn about her inspiring story and insightful experiences working with light to create art. We hope to see you there and connect afterwards over drinks, conversation, and art. This event acts as a precursor to Dr. Knio's upcoming workshop with BAS, Shadow Play.

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Opening Night: Talent Unbound - June/July Exhibition
Jun
19
6:00 PM18:00

Opening Night: Talent Unbound - June/July Exhibition

 

The second edition of the Beirut Art Salon exhibition "Talent Unbound" opens June 19th at 6 PM!
BAS cordially invites you to celebrate art and local emerging talents on its opening night. You will not only get the first glimpse into this year's beautiful selection of art pieces, but also enjoy your night meeting the pioneering artists behind the unique art. The organizers look forward to meeting you as well and personally welcoming you into the greater artistic community. 
Feel free to swing by with your art-loving friends to witness talent, raw and limitless, over some drinks and live entertainment.

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