THE LAST SUPPER

Pigmented print on photo paper 88.9 x 88.9 cm, 35 x 35 " 2011

Born in 1974, Beirut, Lebanon.

 

EN

Born in Beirut in 1974, Ricardo Mbarkho is an artist and lecturer living in Lebanon.

Ricardo Mbarkho received his Art Diplomas from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and the Ecole Supérieure d’Etudes Cinématographiques in Paris, and from the Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts in Beirut. He also completed an exchange study program at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, USA.

In his digital images as well as in his time-based work, he investigates multiple questions related to language, communication, and creative industries issues within the socio-political sphere. His work is presented in several festivals and exhibitions in Lebanon and abroad.

FR

Né à Beyrouth en 1974, Ricardo Mbarkho est un artiste et conférencier vivant au Liban. Diplômé de l’Ecole des Beaux-Arts  et de l’Ecole Supérieure d’études cinématographiques, il complète son cursus avec un programme d’échange Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Aussi bien dans ses images digitales que ses travaux basés sur le temps, il aborde de nombreuses questions autour du langage, de la communication et des industries créatives issues de la sphère socio-politique.

Son travail est présenté dans différents festivals et expositions au Liban et à l’étranger. 

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Exhibitions

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015 

Arab collective exhibition, Mark Hachem Gallery, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2012 

Fine Pixels, Galerie Mark Hachem, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2009 

Since Art, microARTos, Contemporary Art Center, Madrid, SPAIN

 

 

2001 - 2013 

Annual exhibition of the relational artwork The Lebanese Tabbouleh Day, LEBANON

 

2010 - 2013 

Actions via Internet and at Souk el Tayeb, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2009 

Action via Internet

 

2007 - 2008 

Actions via Internet and at Souk el Tayeb, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2006 

Action via Internet and at Biennale de Paris, FRANCE

 

2001 - 2005 

Actions via Internet

 

1999 

Week-end Pierre-Yves Fave Portes Ouvertes, Pierre-Yves Fave apartment, Les Lilas, FRANCE

     

International art fairs

 

2015 

Spectrum Miami Art Fair, Miami, USA

 

2014 

Spectrum Miami Art Fair, Miami, USA

 

2013 

Beirut Art Fair, Beirut, LEBANON

Art Paris Art Fair, Galerie Mark Hachem, Grand Palais, Paris, FRANCE

 

2011 

Contemporary Istanbul, Galerie Mark Hachem, Istanbul, TURKEY

MENASART Fair, Beirut, LEBANON

 

2008 

Art Paris Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE