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Cement , ash, stone pine thorns on wooden formwork 115 x 185 cm

Born in 1980, LEBANON.

 

EN

Charbel Samuel Aoun holds a master’s degree in architecture (2004). 

During the following five years he worked as a conceptual designer in several architectural firms in Beirut and explored the fields of the audiovisual and theater. At the same time, he started creating his personal wild garden, combining hundreds of varieties of plants and trees, that would inspire his work. 

 

FR

Charbel Samuel Aoun est diplômé d'un Master d'architecture en 2004.

Le début de sa carrière fut marqué par ses travaux de design conceptuel au sein de plusieurs cabinets d'architecture à Beyrouth, ainsi que par l'exploration des champs de l'audiovisuel et du théâtre. Au même moment, il commence à créer son jardin sauvage personnel recouvrant des centaines de variétés de plantes et arbres, qui l'inspireront dans tous ses travaux et installations.

 

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Exhibitions

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 2016

Necropolis, Mark Hachem Gallery, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2015

From the Dust, Mark Hachem Gallery, Paris, FRANCE

The Exodus of The Fragile, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2012

Lost Spring, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2011

Pulse, Art Space Gallery, Dubai, UAE

 

2010

Flows, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2009

Beirut Mix, Zico House, Hamra, LEBANON

 

2007

Out of Space, French Cultural Center, Beirut, LEBANON

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 2016

Europe Grand Central, Residency Hosted By Not Quite, Fengersfors, SWEDEN

 

2015

L'Echo au Chaos, in association with UMAM, Mark Hachem Gallery, Beirut, LEBANON

Arab Territories, Constantine, Capital of the Arab Culture

Vertical Collisions, Station, Beirut, LEBANON

In the Flesh, Das Weisse Haus, Vienna, AUSTRIA

Voice Of The Invisibles, Arab Modern Institute, Paris, FRANCE

Retour à la biennale, Espace Culture, Marseille, FRANCE

 

 

2013

Jeux de la francophonie, Special mention of the jury, Nice, FRANCE

Residency and Exhibition at the Caos museum, Terni, ITALY

Twelve, Mark Hachem artgallery, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2010

Lebanese Art Diaspora, Beirut Dome, LEBANON

Tear down the Walls, Art Space Gallery, DUBAI

 

2006

La Peinture des Architectes, Paul Guiragossian Museum

 

2004

Lebanese Young Talents organized by the European Union

 

 

 

International art fairs

 2014

MAC International-Belfast, IRELAND

 

2013

Beirut Art Fair, Biel, Beirut, LEBANON

Biennale of Young Mediterranean Artists, Ancona, ITALY

Tasmeem Design Fair, Doha, QATAR

 

2012

Beirut Artfair, Biel, Beirut, LEBANON

Salon d’Automne – Beirut Exhibition Center by Sursock Museum, LEBANON

 

2011

Art Expo Istanbul, TURKEY

 

2011

Art Dubai, DUBAI

 

2009

Salon d’Automne,Sursock Museum, Beirut, LEBANON