Against a stark white backdrop, vibrant works of art invade every corner of Août, a beautiful new gallery in Gemmayze, Beirut. We speak to its founder, Zeid El Amine, to learn more about why he decided to create this refreshing space during such an uncertain time.
Anjar has long been known as a place of refuge for Armenians whose ancestors fought heroically against the Turks in a 40-day battle on the mountain of Musa Dagh in 1915. Today, the town is steeped in history and has become an unexpected art hub.
Like many other sectors, Lebanon’s art scene has had to adapt to numerous challenges. Joumana Rizk-Yarak, founder and managing director of MIRROS, a communication and media services company whose clients include a number of art galleries and art spaces in Lebanon, tells us more about what’s happening in the country and the importance of fostering cultural awareness.
“Refugees’ Camps in Lebanon, the Unsustainable Precarity” by Houda Kassatly is the first online exhibition of the Alice Mogabgab Gallery.