hiba kalache is an interdisciplinary artist, who was born in beirut, lebanon and received her masters of fine arts in san francisco, california. using the hand drawn image as well as the sculpted space, she explores the ways people process and filtrate memory, trauma, time and place. kalache’s immediate surroundings and daily routine inform her process and concepts. she investigates personal narratives expressed through the qualities inherent in the locations and mediums she chooses. she is interested in making art that leads the viewer into a specific relation with both space and time and which allows him or her to explore new methods of engagement.
kalache has exhibited in the middle east, europe, and the united states. her work has been seen in beirut, istanbul, berlin, brussels, new orleans, san jose, oakland, and san francisco. she has participated in art fairs such as art dubai, drawing now (paris), and gwangju art (south korea).