curated by Marc Mouarkech, with an essay by Marco Meneguzzo
7 June – 18 September 2021
Adel Abidin | Shirin Abu Shaqra| Sadik Kwaish Alfraji | Abed Al Kadiri| Nadim Asfar | Jean Boghossian | Roy Dib | Simone Fattal | Chafa Ghaddar | Gilbert Hage | Rania Matar | Randa Mirza | Kevork Mourad | Ghassan Zard | Cynthia Zaven
I am one acquainted with the night is a collaborationbetween Studio la Città and Galerie Tanit, Beirutreflecting solidarity and resilience. It borrows its titlefrom a poem by Robert Frost. It declares familiarity withdarkness, to allow the light to come back through thework of 15 artists.
The exhibition is part of a program that began in April2021 with the group show Today I would like to be a Tree ,in which Studio la Città exhibited Al Kadiri’s charcoaldrawings, sold to finance the reconstruction of thebuildings destroyed by the explosion at the port ofBeirut.
In collaboration with Archivio GAbriele Basilico
7 June – 18 September, 2021
From June 5 and for the whole summer period, Studio la Città will be devoting a tribute to the famous photographer Gabriele Basilico by reserving some of the gallery rooms to his work about the city of Beirut and to the projection of the film Beyrouth Centre Ville, 1991 by Tanino Musso, the reporter for the RAI who followed Basilico during his photographic mission in the city destroyed by the long civil war.