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Polish Art in Beirut

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An underground exhibition of Polish art in Beirut looks like a specialised event, even for me – only it features the work of the Polish photographer Nicolas Grospierre which makes it definitely worth a visit. Grospierre’s modified architectural photographs were a highlight for me of the last Venice Architecture Biennale: a persuasive portrayal of what today’s urban contexts could well look like in the near future.
But Grospierre does not just do Bladerunner-ish images. He also shoots amazing structures at the edges of Eastern Europe. These range from bus-stops in Estonia…
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to this…
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I don’t know how many of our readers live in Beirut, know someone in Beirut, or are going there soon – but for all the above, please note that the show ends on 16 March:
‘Fitting In Space: Contemporary Polish Art’ is being presented in Zico House and 98 Weeks Research Project Space: Naher Street, (Jisr el Hadid) Chalhoub Building, n 22 – Ground Floor, Beirut.

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