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raed yassin

born in beirut in 1979, raed yassin graduated from the theatre department at the institute of fine arts in beirut in 2003. an artist and musician, yassin is one of the organizers of irtijal festival, and founded the prominent annihaya record company in 2009. he has released several albums on a variety of labels, including al-maslakh and annihaya. as a plastician, yassin’s work often originates from an examination of his personal narratives and their workings within a collective history, through the lens of consumer culture and mass production. he has exhibited and performed in numerous museums, festivals and venues across europe, the middle east, the united states and japan, and received several awards and prizes, notably the abraaj capital art prize in 2012.

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