Skip to content

Co-founders Marwa Arsanios & Mirene Arsanios at 98weeks Research Project

November 20, 2012

98weeks research project
Founding Members: cousins Marwa Arsanios and Mirene Arsanios
Focus: A project space with a library, gallery, and small office in the Mar Mkhael neighborhood of Beirut, this is a place dedicated to arts research, “where artists, cultural practitioners and neighbors are welcome to propose ideas”. The Arsanios cousins conceive of art practice as research, a process that meshes theory with application, and at 98weeks can have a range of outcomes, from reading groups and seminars to workshops, community projects, publications and exhibitions.
Activities: The project opened with a series of walk/performance/narratives, As Long As I Am Walking (2008) with Francis Alÿs and Cuauhtémoc Medina, a workshop in which 14 participants, mainly artists, discussed the transformation of urban topographies and renewal as it is related to recent ruins at sites of the train station of Mar Mkayel and the National Museum in Beirut. It continues with an ongoing series of workshops and exhibitions, changing themes approximately every 98 weeks.
Active: 2007 – Present
Contact: http://www.98weeks.net/

98weeks-Layout1-1

Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: