Gilbert Hage is a photographer. He lives, teaches and works in Lebanon.
His photographic projects include: Toufican Zombies? (2021), The Earth Is Like a Child That Knows Poems by Heart (2020), Things Will Happen Elsewhere. Things Are Always Happening (2019), The Place That Remains (2018), What If Celine Jigged On The Right Flute? (2017), I Hated You Already Because of the Lies I Had Told You (2011), Why Do We Feel Like Kafka? (2011), Eleven Views of Mount Ararat (2009), Strings (aka With Strings Attached) (2008), Pillows (2007) Screening Berlin (2006), 242 cm2 (2006), Homeland 1 (aka Toufican Ruins?, 2006), Phone [Ethics] (2006), Here and Now (2005), Beirut (2004), Anonymous (2002), and Roses (1999).
His works have been exhibited regularly at Galerie Tanit, Beirut and Paris Photo in addition to Galerie Tanit, Munich (2022, 2012, 2004), Art Lab Berlin (2022, 2019), Abbaye de Jumièges, France (2022), Halle 14, Leipzig (2022), Soma Art Gallery, Cairo (2022), Villa Empain, Brussels (2021), Galerie 8 + 4, Paris (2021), Beirut Contemporary Art Space, Lisbon (2021), Galerie Marina Bastianello, Venice (2021), Villa Romana, Florence (2019), Voga Art Project, Bari (2019), Studio la Citta, Verona (2019), Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris (2019), Venice Biennale of Architecture (2018), Photo London (2018), Bienal Sur, Argentine (2017), Galerie Ygrec, Paris (2017), Art Paris (2017), Hellerau Dresden (2017), Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde, Dubai (2016), Beirut Exhibition Center (2015), Art 13 London (2013), Arts Santa Monica, Barcelone (2013), Katara, Doha (2012), Photo Museum (2012), Anvers, Belgium, Espace Naila Kettaneh Kunigk, Beirut (2012, 2009), Museum of Photography Thessaloniki (2011), Royal College of Art, London (2011), Les Rencontres d’Arles, France (2011), Sharjah Biennial (2011), White Box, Munich (2010), the French Cultural Center, Beirut (2010), Institute of Contemporary Art, Dunaújváros, Hungary (2007), Modern Art Oxford (2006), House of World Cultures, Berlin (2005), Galerie Alice Mogabgab, Beirut (2004, 2002, 1999), and Videobrasil, São Paulo (2003).
He is the co-publisher and co-editor, with Jalal Toufic, of Underexposed Books.
Gilbert Hage’s works are part of the collections of the Centre Georges Pompidou (Paris, France), the Thessaloniki Museum of Photography (Thessaloniki, Greece) and the Saradar Foundation (Beirut, Lebanon).