JOSEPH NAMY    work . exhibitions . radio . contact

        

 

 

 

BIO:
Joseph Namy is an artist and composer whose work often addresses identity,
memory, and power encoded in music. He is the artist advisor for the Ashkal
Alwan Home Workspace study program in Beirut, and has exhibited internationally
in museums, festivals, streets, and dancefloors.


 

 

SELECT [E]XHIBITIONS / [S]CREENINGS / [P]ERFORMANCE

2017
From Ear to Ear to Eye, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham UK [E]
Monitoring, Kassel Dokfest, Kassel DK [E]
How to Tell When the Rebels Have Won, Beit Beirut, Beirut LB [E]
Appeal, Al Riwaq, Manama BH [E]
Automobile, Taking to the Streets, Toronto CA [P]
Meeting Points 8, Beirut Art Center, Beirut LB [E]
Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah AE [E]
Stars Down to Earth, Berlinale Forum Expanded, Berlin DK [E]

2016
Meeting Points, La Loge, Brussels BE [E]
WATCH DOCS, Warsaw PL [S]
Braunschweig International Film Festival, DE [S]
International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, CH [S]
Automobile, La Biennale de Montréal, CA [P]
space, breath, time, Beirut Art Center, Beirut LB [P]
Automobile, The Time is Out of Joint, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju KR [P]
Sounds As If, DCAF, Cairo EG [E]
Stones Gods People, Forecast, HWK, Berlin DK [P]
Berlinale Forum Expanded, Berlin DK [S]
Stones Gods People, SALT Galata, Istanbul TR [P]
(a(version)s), Cuchifritos Gallery, New York City, US [E]

2015
The Sea In The City, Sursock Museum, Beirut LB [S]
I Spy With My Little Eye, Mosaic Rooms, London UK [E/P]
Echoes & Reverberations, Hayward Gallery, London UK [E/P]
Experimental Shorts, Berlin Arab Film Festival, Berlin DK [S]
Ten, Arab American Nat'l Museum, Dearborn MI [E]

2014
Concrete Sampling, Beirut LB [P]
Somewhere between here and now, Freewaves, Los Angeles CA [S]
Automobile, Durub al Tawaya, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi UE [P]
Music Palace, Villa Empain, Brussels BE [E]
Automobile, Theater der Welt, Mannheim DE [P]
ENCOUNTER, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah AE [P/E]
Forum Expanded, Berlinale Film Festival, Berlin DE [S]
The Sun That Never Sets, Spring/Break, New York City NY [E]
Whistling In The Dark, Workshop Gallery, Beirut LB [E]

2013
An Ingenious Response to Colonialism, University of Iowa, Iowa City IO [S]
Automobile
, Ashkal Alwan Homeworks 6, Beirut LB [P]
Half Step, Art Dubai, Dubai AE [P]
AiR Dubai, SikkaAart Fair, Dubai AE [E]
(a(version)s), Beirut in Cairo, Cairo EG [E]

2012
Detroit Unleaded (composer), Toronto International Film Fest, Toronto CA [S]
Triboluminenscence, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut LB [P]

2011
Quantum Leap, Detroit Science Center, Detroit MI [E]
Infinite Mirror, Syracuse University Gallery, Syracuse NY [E]
Detroit Summer, Queens Museum of Art, Queens NY [S]

2010
New York Chronicles, VCU Qatar Gallery, Doha QA [E]
EXPOSURE, Beirut Art Center, Beirut LB [E]
LANGUAGE. DIFFERENCE. POWER. (solo), Re:View Gallery, Detroit MI [E]
London International Documentary Festival, London UK [S]
Black History Shorts, Brookly Museum, Brooklyn NY [s]
DIY Video, MIT Center for Future Civic Media, Cambridge MA [s]

2009
Media that Matters Film Festival, New York City NY [S]
Patois: New Orleans Int'l Human Rights Film Festival, New Orleans LA [S]
South By Southwest Music Festival, Austin TX [S]

 

 

 

EDUCATION
Ashkal Alwan Home Workspace program, 2012, Beirut
M.F.A 2010, Studio Art, New York University
B.F.A. 2003, Studio Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor