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Montreal based street artist Kevin Ledo just completed his brilliant mural in Sin El Fil, the eastern suburbs of the Lebanese capital Beirut. This mural is part of aptART‘s latest project in Lebanon called Paint Outside The Lines: street art beyond the borders of race, religion, class and conflict. About The Mural Entitled “Facing The …

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Miami based Spanish street artist Ernesto Maranje just finished a wonderful mural in West Beirut inaugurating the launch of aptART‘s latest project in Lebanon called Paint Outside The Lines: street art beyond the borders of race, religion, class and conflict. About The Mural Entitled “The Rhino And The Oxpecker” the mural depicts a rhinoceros defaced with flowers …

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Lebanon’s culture, nature and location has attracted people for many centuries. This country is home for countless sites, timeless history, magnificent nature, extravagant food, and unconventional adventures. And above all, it is a hub for art and culture for the Middle East and the world. Unfortunately, the war has marginalized many beautiful Lebanese villages and …

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Hady Beydoun in Beirut - Photo by Jackie Hadel

“Sunshine On A Swing” is the title of a piece painted in Beirut by Hady Beydoun, a Lebanese tattoo artist based in Beirut. About The Piece The artist depicts a girl on a swing made out of string made out of a plant, watering the almost dead bushes beneath her.  The artist wants to relay a …

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Beirut, October 2016: Art platform curator19.90, in partnership with Loft Investments, the unique development brand that has brought a new architectural style to Lebanon,have chosen to bring the 2nd edition of Urban Dawn to Beirut, making it the largest urban art exhibition to take place in the region, from October 15 to October 17 2016, at The Factory Lofts, Achrafieh. The week -long show, titled “Street Arts, …

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Youssef Nassar is a critically acclaimed Lebanese born Canadian artist who is known for his unconventional work in photography and film making. Raised in a family that encouraged his interest in the art of film, Youssef entered the field of Radio/TV studies at Notre Dame University, where his passion for photography and film making blossomed. …

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EpS, who is also an avid surfer and skydiver, was born in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. He started drawing at a very young age. Using only pen, paper and markers, he began drawing sketches and gradually building up and mastering the outpouring of talent he now has today. After moving to Lebanon and studying science at …

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Lebanon’s mounting garbage problem sparks violent protests in Beirut. The rotting garbage has been piling up on the streets of Lebanon’s capital city, Beirut, for one month and people are at their breaking point. Beirut’s main landfill was closed more than a month ago, and authorities have yet to come to an agreement on how …

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ASHEKMAN ASHEKMAN: Started in the year 2001 in Beirut (Lebanon), a city that witnessed over the past 2 decades: war, destruction, corruption, terrorist attacks, bombing, assassinations, social injustice & other kind of inspiring materials that were the main topics in ASHEKMAN songs. The crew is composed of identical twin brothers Omar & Mohamed Kabbani,  both …

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GRAFF ME # LEBANON is a cultural exchange project between Europe and Lebanon, supported by the European Union. From September to December 2013, the GRAFF ME team has invested in the streets of Beirut graffiti performances by artists: Katre, EPS, Zepha, PHAT2, ZEUS, PHYSH, DEMON, ZED, RESO, M3ALLEM, TILT and ASHEKMAN. GRAFF ME is also …

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“I know I’m not changing the world, but I hope I’m changing the city a little. Making it my own. Our own, not just mine. Reclaiming it.” The city in question is Beirut, Yazan Halwani’s hometown, where he was born and raised. It all started when he was just a boy, listening to French rap. …

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