February 23, 2011 - 2:00pm to May 1, 2011 - 7:00pm
Makan(dot)NOW in response to those electrifying historical days in the region, Makan opens its doors wide inviting you to meet, chat, collaborate and make artwork. Imagine Makan as a podium, a... more info
The Hashtag Debates are an attempt by the 7iber community (www.7iber.com) to expand the online discussions to a larger offline audience.
The hashtagdebates seek to bridge the gap between the online... more info
January 9, 2011 - 6:00pm to January 11, 2011 - 9:30pm
A screening of various films on, about, and around the still image. The program is part of a series of screenings that self-reflexively probe the photograph in and of itself. Film and Photo is... more info
Aisha Jamal is a filmmaker, occasional curator and university instructor. Born in Kandahar, Afghanistan Jamal spent her high- school years in Vancouver, Canada and moved to Toronto to complete her... more info
Born in Lebanon in 1982, Lynn Kodeih lives and works in Beirut. In her work, she uses video and photography as well as the raw body of the performer, as she experiments with new media.
She acted in... more info
Winter films at Makan
Film screenings and conversation
Curated by Yazan Al-Ashqar
This winter Makan hosts a series of film screenings curated by Yazan Al-Ashqar* who will select and present films... more info
Through a talk entitled ‘Gardening a Pitiless Mountain…,’ Oraib ponders the cinematic representation of a Palestinian revolution through neighboring landscapes, probing and borrowing scenes from... more info
Kristine Khouri is a researcher, writer and photographer currently based in Beirut, Lebanon after spending a year in Amman (2007-2008) as a Fulbright fellow investigating visual art practice and... more info