Roy Dib

Artist Biography

Roy Dib, born in 1983, works and lives in Beirut.

On both formal and conceptual levels, artist and filmmaker Roy Dib challenges common notions of space and boundary, weaving together archival material, scripted text and hypothetical circumstances to chronicle the political narratives of our day.

His work was presented at ES BALUARD MUSEU D’ART CONTEMPORANI DE PALMA (2021), LOOP – Barcelona (2020), Galerie Tanit (2018), MAXXI Museum (2017), Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017), ALFILM (2017), JCC (2016), Forum Expanded – 64th and 65th Berlinale, Exposure 2015 – Beirut Art Center, Uppsala International Short Film Festival (2014), Queer Lisboa (2014), Images Festival (2016) – Toronto, Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil (2013, 2015 and 2017), Ashkal Alwan (2014) – Beirut, Video Works (2011 – 2014) – Beirut. Awards Teddy Award for Best Short Film – Berlinale 2014 Best First Film – Lebanese Film Festival 2014 Inntravel Award – Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival 2014 Best Short Film – Queer Lisboa 2014 Uppsala Grand Prix 2014 Best Film Award – Sicilia Queer FilmFest 2015 Special Mention – Palermo Pride, Sicilia Queer FilmFest Award, Sicily 2015 19th Contemporary Art Festival SESC_Videobrasil / Southern Panoramas’ Award 2015 Special Mention – Network of Arab Alternative Screens – NAAS – JCC 201.

Roy Dib is represented by Galerie Tanit Beirut.

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Exhibitions
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15 Years, Crossed Perspectives
Collective Exhibition

From November 4, 2022 to January 2, 2023

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MENART FAIR 2022

From May 18, 2022 to May 22, 2022 

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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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Revisiting Hesitation | تردد
Roy Dib

From September 17, 2018 to November 10, 2018

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… كان يا مكان
Collective Exhibition

From February 16, 2022 to April 16, 2022

Roy Dib News
"Opening of “Une autre scène du Liban” including works by Roy Dib at Galerie Odile Ouizeman!  "
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Roy Dib in المدن – Almodon
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"Artist Roy Dib in المدن – almodon ⚡️ تبقى المعركة مع المصارف جزءً من المعركة السياسية والأساسية مع السلطة بجميع أحزابها ومكوناتها (حسان دياب واحد منهم) وفيما يخصّ المصارف يتحمل وزير المالية المسؤولية الأكبر، كما مصرف لبنان وجمعية المصارف"
"|Interview| Artists Tania El Khoury and Roy Dib in conversation, focusing on Dib’s practice, cultural policy in #Lebanon, the growing censorship against Lebanese artists and activists, and the recent case of #MashrouLeila."
Roy Dib in Conversation
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