residency: June 2014

Amanda Abi Khalil (Lebanon)

Amanda Abi Khalil 

is an independent curator based in Beirut. She studied art mediation, sociology and anthropology of art at the Sorbonne in Paris, graduating with an MA in Curating Art for Public Spaces. She has worked for some of Frances leading cultural institutions, such as CENTQUATRE and for the Aix-en-Provence International Opera Festival. She was the director and curator of the HANGAR art space in Beirut until 2012, curating numerous exhibitions and installations with emerging and established international artists there. She is the founder and director of Temporary Art Platform, an association dedicated to art in public space in Lebanon. She also teaches art history and the sociology of arts at the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts and the Saint Joseph University in Beirut and is a public art consultant for several institutions. Her most recent exhibition project was held at GREYNOISE, Dubai.

Residency organized in frames of ReDirecting: East project and has been possible thanks to financial support of the City of Warsaw.