Walid Raad | the artist
The artist Walid Raad
Pseudonym: Walid Raad
Born 1967, Chbanieh, Lebanon.
Lives and works in New York U.S, .
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Founder of the ATLAS Group
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Hostag: The Bachar Tapes (English Version) is an experimental documentary about The Western Hostage Crisis…
The Atlas Group Archives
Raad had to leave Beirut in 1983 as the fighting between rival factions became increasingly intense. He studied in the United States, at the Rochester Institute of Technology and the University of Rochester, and by fortuitous coincidence now lives a few blocks from me near a desolate stretch along the northernmost tip of Brooklyns East River waterfrontthat is, when hes not in Beirut during his summer and winter breaks from teaching…
A political and philosophical engagement blended with critical, formal, and aesthetic considerations makes Walid Raad a contemporary artist par excellence. With controversial events sweeping the art world in the region, Raads work becomes a necessary form, proposing alternative narratives and new geographies…