residency: May 2015

Mirene Arsanios (Lebanon)

  • Mirene Arsanios
    • (b. 1980) is a writer and curator based in Beirut.

    • She is the co-founder of 98weeks, a collaborative and inter-disciplinary research project launched in 2007. Her curatorial work involved various projects exploring printed matter and independent publishing: Alternative Readings (Villa Romana) and Why Do You Publish (98weeks). She is herself the founder of a small press (98editions) and editor of the online literary journal, Makhzin. Mirenes writings appeared in Bidoun, Cura Magazine, The Rumpus, Ibraaz, Ink & Coda, and Enizagam among others.

    • She holds a Master in Contemporary Art Theory from Goldsmiths College and an MFA from the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College.

  • 19/05/2015
  • ReDirecting: East Conversation #20 & #21
    • Mirene Arsanios and Klea Charitou
      • How does the organization of artistic initiatives in places affected by radical crisis proceed? Mirene Arsanios and Klea Charitou talk about their research and organizational experiences in Lebanon and Greece.
The residency has been organized in the framework of the Re-Directing: East project and has been possible thanks to the financial support of the City of Warsaw.