My work will be exhibited in REVEALING. REVEALING by SGBL is a new space dedicated to the discovery of the ME.NA.SA. region’s most promising young artists. Each selected gallery showcases the work of one artist. I feel so honored that Galerie Janine Rubeiz is showcasing my work!
"Represented artist Christine Kettaneh's (b.1982, Beirut) work seeks the contradictions and crossovers between economics, poetry and art practice"... Read more: http://artradarjournal.com/2016/09/12/preview-5-highlights-from-the-7th-beirut-art-fair/
"Ab/Anbar Gallery aims to rid the contemporary of paradox by eliminating the historical. Since its establishment in 2014, it has been “the” place to find world art..." Read more: http://www.brooklynrail.org/2015/10/artseen/letter-from-tehran
"For Kettaneh, artwork is not necessarily intended to be didactic, to send a message or to transmit an opinion. Instead, it’s a process of questioning and of forging connections..." Read more: http://sard.lau.edu.lb/news/2015/christine-kettaneh-on-language-b.php
"l'opera utilizza una cosa comune, il pane, come supporto per trasportare i messaggi riguardanti la complessa situazione politica e sociale della città natale dell'artista Beirut (Libano)"... Read more: http://www.arte.it/calendario-arte/venezia/mostra-9-premio-internazionale-arte-laguna-12270
I am the happy 'overall winner of Sculpture & Installation' and also winner of a special prize "Artist in Gallery." It is such an honor! Thank you Arte Laguna Prize.
More on the prizes: http://www.artelagunaprize.com/index.php/archive/9th-edition/winners.html
I am proud to be one of the finalists in the Arte Laguna Prize. Come see the collective show in Venice opening on the 21st of March. For more information on the show follow the link http://www.artelagunaprize.com/exhibition14.15/
"Soap coins bear laser-engraved terms such as “equilibrium”, “volatility”, “maximizing”, “invisible hand”, “liquidity” and “elasticity”. Kettaneh explores the ways in which the meaning of histories and concepts can change..." Read more: http://artradarjournal.com/2014/11/28/13-lebanese-artists-at-singapore-art-fair/
"A Lebanese Pavilion, curated by collector and founder of NGO Liban Art Janine Maamari, will showcase work by 13 young Lebanese artists, under the theme “Contemporary Lebanon: Art Beyond Violence.”..." Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Culture/2014/Nov-21/278363-lebanon-in-spotlight-at-singapore-art-fair.ashx
The Beirut Art Fair is happening this week, don't miss it! I am participating as part of Galerie Janine Rubeiz's selection.
"In a show that aims to provide an overview of the contemporary Lebanese scene, “Coins” nods to the growing number of young artists working with new media..." Read more: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/Arts-and-Ent/Culture/2014/Aug-11/266702-a-traditional-mix-of-contemporary-art.ashx#ixzz3ANoXBnT7
"Un monde plus rigoureux, curieux mais attachant avec Christine Kettaneh : des rondelles de savon lisse. On y lit les lignes de la main et les monnaies aux valeurs volatiles, élastiques et d'une déroutante fluidité: tout cela en un cérémonial pince-sans-rire, avec rigueur et presque ascétisme ! " Read more: http://www.lorientlejour.com/article/876174/clin-doeil-a-des-talents-emergents.html