Phoenicia Video Art Prize 2017

Phoenicia Beirut in collaboration with Rebecca Russo, President of the Videoinsight® Foundation, announces VIDEO ART III: FREE YOUR MIND

For its third successful year, Phoenicia Hotel is continuing to support the arts through the launch of VIDEO ART PROJET III: “FREE YOUR MIND” on September 21th 2017, in collaboration with Rebecca Russo, President of Videoinsight® Foundation. This new exhibition of five pieces of contemporary video art is being held in the Phoenicia lobby and is open to the general public. Guests of the Phoenicia have the added luxury of being able to view a comprehensive selection of video art from the Videoinsight® Foundation via the exclusive dedicated Video Art channel available complimentary in all rooms. VIDEO ART PROJECT III: FREE YOUR MIND features new art works from a competition run by Phoenicia Hotel and the Videoinsight® Foundation, and seeks to inspire and encourage local artists in Lebanon in the future. The competition winner will be announced beginning of October and will have their video work showcased at the Videoinsight® Foundation in Italy, as well as receiving a weekend stay at the Phoenicia. Artists interested in taking part in future competitions are invited to email videoart@phoeniciabeirut.com. VIDEO ART PROJECT III: “FREE YOUR MIND” is a continuation of Videoinsight® Foundation’s vision and commitment to Video Art, exhibiting the results from the previous competition, and further enhances the Phoenicia’s reputation as an art hotel that not only features many world-class works throughout its premises, but also seeks to support artists in Lebanon and the region.

MARIO DAOU Northern Lights 2017

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ELIE FAHED How Does It Feel to Miss Someone 2017

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LOUKMAN NASSREDINE Suppression 2017

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JEROEN KRAMER Untitled 305 2017

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MAMAD MOSSADEGH The Breeze 2016

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