Gilbert Hage

Artist Biography

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).

Exhibitions
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Paris Photo 2023

From November 9, 2023 to November 12, 2023

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PARIS PHOTO 2019

From November 7, 2019 to November 10, 2019

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PARIS PHOTO 2018

From November 8, 2018 to November 11, 2018

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SWAB Barcelona Art Fair 2023

From October 5, 2023 to October 8, 2023

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Coups de Cœur
Collective Exhibition

From August 31, 2023 to September 22, 2023

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PARIS PHOTO 2022

From November 10, 2022 to November 13, 2022

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15 Years, Crossed Perspectives
Collective Exhibition

From November 4, 2022 to January 7, 2023

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PARIS PHOTO 2021

From November 11, 2021 to November 14, 2021

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I Am One Acquainted With The Night
Collective Exhibition

From June 5, 2021 to September 25, 2021

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It’s a Wonderful World
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From October 27, 2021 to October 30, 2021

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ART PARIS 2017

From March 29, 2017 to April 2, 2017

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Beirut Art Fair 2017

From September 21, 2017 to September 24, 2017

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PHOTO LONDON 2018

From May 16, 2018 to May 20, 2018

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Installing the Ruin
Collective Exhibition

From May 13, 2013 to June 6, 2013

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Screening Berlin
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From April 12, 2012 to May 30, 2012

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Towards the Sublime
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From June 25, 2019 to August 9, 2019

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Ici et Maintenant
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From March 8, 2017 to April 1, 2017

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“Ararat” in Beirut
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From September 23, 2009 to September 28, 2009

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…And Last But Not Least, Pillows
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From February 11, 2009 to February 28, 2009

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"About Gilbert Hage in المدن – almodon Gilbert is taking part in “La Troisième biennale des photographes du monde arabe contemporain” At L’Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris On view until November 24, 2019"
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