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charbel-joseph h. boutros

born in mount lebanon in 1981. lives and works between beirut and paris. in his work invisibility is charged with intimate, geographical and historical layers, finding poetic lines that extend beyond the realm of existing speculations and realities. being born in the middle of the lebanese war, his art is not engaged in an explicit political and historical reflection, but is more accurately haunted by the said political and historical reflection. h. boutros was a resident at the pavillon, palais de tokyo, paris and was a researcher at the jan van eyck academie in the netherlands. his permanent installation ‘sueur d’etoile’, that he realised with the french etoile dancer marie-agnes gillot, inaugurated in june 2016 and remains on view at palais de tokyo, paris, france. boutros’ works are in the collections of cnap, paris, and barjeel art foundation, sharjah, uae.

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