How I Started to Stutter
Thursday 17 December, 19:00 to 20:30
al-Rou'ya (The Vision)
Directed by Youssef Charafeddine. Promotional Still.
Language games, urban disjunction, and a very personal reading of Lebanese action films. A lecture by Vartan Avakian.
Vartan Avakian is a multidisciplinary artist. He is a founding member of the Beirut-based art collective Atfal Ahdath, and a member of the Arab Image Foundation (AIF). He received a grant from the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) in 2014, and was awarded the Abraaj Group Art Prize in 2013. He lives and works in Beirut, and is represented by Kalfayan Galleries (Athens-Thessaloniki).