Hilda Ekeroth, Abdelkader Benchamma, and Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos

Meet our artists-in-residence

Now is the time to say nothing series of watercolorsBeirut Art Residency

Hilda Ekeroth is a visual artist whose recent research is focused on two distinct areas: the cultural history and apparatus of perception—in particular, stories of the present.

watercolor paintings at open studiosBeirut Art Residency

Now is the time to say nothing is a series of drawings and paintings and a booklet (online text here), produced during Hilda's residency at BAR.

Now is the time to say nothing seriesBeirut Art Residency

"Walking the city, reading literature from Lebanon and the diaspora, following local news and getting to know the local art scene;

yellow and green watercolor paintingsBeirut Art Residency

this project is my first attempt in Lebanon, of mapping through painting and drawing, in my ongoing research project on perceptions of the present and the past".

Abdelkader while workingBeirut Art Residency

Abdelkader Benchamma uses various techniques and media to explore the constructed aspect of reality,

Abdelkader ink drawingsBeirut Art Residency

Ink on paperBeirut Art Residency

inspired by cosmology, science fiction, existentialist theatre and literature.

Series of photograph for installationBeirut Art Residency

Esmeralda Kosmatopoulos is a multi-disciplinary conceptual artist.

Vootos photographic seriesBeirut Art Residency

L’amour de loin VootosBeirut Art Residency

Her work investigates the definition and construction of identities, personal memories, culture and collective histories in the post-Internet age.

vootos and welcome signs at open studiosBeirut Art Residency

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