09.01.1984 in Beirut, Lebanon
Living and working between Beirut and Berlin since 2009
2003/2008 ............ Masters in cinema studies and film directing,
                                Lebanese Academy of fine Arts ALBA, Beirut, Lebanon
2002 ...................... Baccalauréat Français, Beirut, Lebanon
Exhibitions (selection)
2019 Walking Through Walls, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin 
2019 Im Amerika, a contribution to the exhibition Deadly Affairs, Extra city, Antwerp, Belgium
2018 Bakhtak, Performance installation, Intervisions, Hamburg
2018 Symphony of a Construction Site, Humboldt Forum, Berlin 
2017 Kino Lux, Haus der Architektur, Cologne, Germany
2017 City Symphony, Art-lab Berlin, Germany
2016 Irak on Moon, Intervisions #3 Cosmos America, Ball Haus Ost, Berlin, Germany
2016 Höhenrausch, Eigen Art Lab, Berlin, Germany
2015/16 I Spy with my little eye, Mosaic Rooms, London / Casa Arabe, Madrid & Cordoba
2015 Kino Hollywood, Northern Spark Festival, Minneapolis MN, USA
2015 Art & Archives, Office de tourism - Beirut, Lebanon
2015 Creme de la creme (Solo), Gepäckausgabe Kunstverein, Glarus, Switzerland
2015 Where When What Why, Group Exhibition, M29 Richter . Brückner, Cologne, Germany
2015 Milk Bar Oasis (Solo), Matjö – Raum für Kunst- Art & Archives, Cologne, Germany
2014 And all together now, Editions, M29 Richter . Brückner, Cologne, Germany
2014 Passé Simple Futures Composés images en contre champs, centre 104 Paris, France
2014 Sommer Frische Kunst, Werkstatt, Badgastein, Austria
2014 Golden Rush Video Works by Ashkal Alwan in Metropolis cinema Beirut; Lebanon
2013 Journeys through our heritage exhibition, Beirut Exhibition Center, Lebanon
2013 Kino Apollo at SBB Areal, Zürich; Switzerland
2013 The White sheets of Berlin, with Rabih Mroue Hebbel Theater, Berlin
2011/12 'Museum as a Hub', BAC, New Museum, New York, USA
2011 I.C.S.P , New York curated by 98 weeks, New York, USA
2011 Kino Adriano, Museo Nitsch & Lanificio25, with the Goethe Institut Naples; Italy
2010 TRIO a study on horses in the city, installation, Visual Art Damascus, Syria
2010 Illinx #1 Launch, screening and artist talk, ProQM Berlin
2010 98weeks SOUK, No Soul for Sale Exhibition, Tate Modern, London; UK
2009 Hamburger never dies; Subvision, Hamburg, Germany
2009 Kino Skarpa, Fenix Cities, Raster Galery; Warsaw , Poland
2009 Kino Vendome, Mar Mkhael, 98weeks, Beirut , Lebanon 
Screenings (selection)
2019 TIER, the institute for endotic research, Berlin
2018 SAVVY contemporary, how does the world breathe now? N°47, Berlin 
2018 Berlinale, Forum Expanded, Berlin  
2018 Doc Fest Sheffield, England
2018 Cairo Cinema Days, Egypt
2017 BBC Arabic, Alternative cinema, London / Broadcast
2016 Kino Kolle, Hopfe, Leipzig, Germany
2016 Videoex Guest City Beirut, Zurich, Switzerland
2015 One Immaterial Collection, Beirut Art Center, Lebanon
2015 Huna/k, NRW Dortmund, Germany
2015 Speise Kino, Orient Heat, ZK/U Berlin, Germany
2014 Passe Simple Futures Composes images en contre champs, centre 104 Paris, France
2013 Il faut Bruler pour briller platforme de perf. planetaire, Paris, France
2013 Videoex, Architektur im Experimental Film, Zürich; Switzerland
2013 Vitrine Bermondsey Square, Another screening on Beirut, London
2013 BBC Arabic, Alternative cinema, London / Broadcast
2012 Rencontres Inter. Paris Berlin Madrid , BAC, Beirut, Lebanon
2012 Oberhausen kurz Film Tage, Germany / International Distribution
2012 Screening, Arab film festival Berlin, Germany
2011 Rotterdam film Festival and visual art Damascus
2011 I.C.S.P , New York curated by 98 weeks, New York
2011 Video Works by Ashkal Alwan in Metropolis cinema Beirut; Lebanon 
Projects in collaboration (selection)
2019 The Art Of The Deal, Franziska Pierwoß, a mini series of 4 episodes, Film Editor, Berlin, DE/USA  
2018 Technik Des Glücks, A Franz Jung Revue, Film visuals for Stage, Hebel Theater, HAU 2, Berlin, DE
2018 Capture Be & BE , Workshop tutor, experimental sounds & music, Humboldt Forum, Laut Exihbition, Berlin DE    
2017 Color Club -Diaries of Light Workshop tutor, Super8 hand processing , Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin, DE
2017 Unterwegs Workshop tutor, 35mm photography with Asylum seekers, Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin, DE
2016 Color Club Workshop tutor, Super8 hand processing, Raster Beton & GFZK & D21, Leipzig, DE
2016 Color Club Workshop tutor, Super8 hand processing, Atelier de l'observatoir, Casablanca Morocco
2016 Pomegrenade Video Clip, Mikala Hyldig Dal, Cinematography, Berlin, Germany
2015/16 Terra Nova, Constanze Fischbeck & Sascha Bunge, Cinematography, Berlin, Germany
2015 Who's Afraid? , Mikala Hyldig Dal, Cinematography, Berlin, Germany
2015 Videonale 15, curator of "the revolutionary" screening, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
2014 Staats•theater #5 Beirut Daniel Kötter & Constanze Fischbeck, Cinematography, Beirut LB
2013 Color Club Workshop tutor, Super8 hand processing, BeirutArtCenter Mansion, Beirut, LB
2013 The Ugly One feature film, Assistant director, written by Masao Adachi, directed by Eric Baudelaire
2012 White wall, Curator, Graffiti show Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon
2012 Color Club Workshop tutor, Super8 and 16mm hand processing in collaboration with Labor Berlin
2011 Studio Baalbeck film Archive, restoration, more then 560 rolls of 35&16mm reported, UMAM
2011 The Anabasis of May Fusako, Masao Adachi and 27 years without images, assistant director
2018 Research Grant from the Senate Department for Culture and Europe in Berlin  
2016 Cultural Resource Production Awards Program
2016 Visual Arts Grant  from the Kultur Amt der Stadt Köln
2014 Video Works - Video Grant - Ashkal Alwan  
2013 Mobility travel Grant - Cimetta Foundation
2011 Video Works - Video Grant - Ashkal Alwan 

2018 Civitella Ranieri foundation, July & August, Umbria, Italy
2015 Gepäck Ausgabe, 21st April to 1st May Kunst Haus Glarus, Switzerland
2015 FD13 Residency, June and July, in Mineapolis USA
2015 Art & Archive residency 1st of April to 30th of June, Cologne, Germany
2014 Sommer Frische Kunst 27th June to 27th July Art residency Badgastein, Austria
2014 Beirut Film Station 1st of February to 31st of March, Beirut, Lebanon 
Latent Border(s) - publication leaflet - 3000 prints - Gropius Bau - Berlin 2019
In The Ruins Of Baalbeck Studios - 2 x Posters 1000 prints each - Berlin 2018
Lux Kino - Poster program - 1000 prints Cologne 2017
Ten views from EDL, Artist book 100 prints + Tape Music for EDL , Beirut -Berlin 2015
Milk Bar Oasis Leaflet, 500 prints Berlin-Cologne-Beirut 2015
Kino Apollo - 1000 prints Poster program - Zurich Switzerland 2013
Kino Vendome, limited artist book 10 prints, Siska, Beirut Lebanon 2009 

Walking through walls - Gropius Bau exhibition catalogue - Berlin 2019
Enter - Magazine - featuring the Kino Project -Slovakia 2019
Archiving, Presering, and Accessing Film... - Publication featuring the Kino Project Saavy Contemporary, Berlin 2018  
Imago Mundi - It´s Always Been - Lebanese Contemporary Artists  - Himmel Fahrt, Lebanon, Italy 2018
Lux Kino - Poster program  -  Cologne Germany 2017  
I spy with my little eye, catalogue Mosaic rooms, London, 2016
NS Dokumentationszentrum der Stadt Köln Jahresbericht 2015
Ten views from EDL, Artist book, + Tape Music for EDL, Beirut -Berlin Lebanon Germany 2015
Milk Bar Oasis Leaflet, Berlin-Cologne-Beirut 2015  
Kino Apollo - Poster program - Zurich Switzerland 2013 
Peeping Tom Digest #3 Beirut, Paris France 2013
Arabic Graffiti, From here to Fame, En. Ar. Fr. versions, Berlin Germany 2011
How to make nice things happen #0, 98weeks publications, Beirut Lebanon 2010
Kino Vendome, limited artist book, Siska, Beirut Lebanon 2009 

Filmography / Audio-Visual Installations (selection)
2019 LATENT BORDER(S) -  2 x Ch. Film installation 16mm - 16min - Berlin DE
2018 BAKHTAK -  AV performative installation Super8 - 6min - Hamburg DE
2017 IN THE RUINS OF BAALBECK STUDIOS -  16mm film on video- 47min - Beirut LB
2016 IRAK ON MOON - Double channel projection Super8 - 5min - Berlin DE
2015 DIE GESPENSTEREI 2 /  خالق ألأشباح ٢ (a) - 16mm film on video - 6min - Cologne DE
2014 A TRAGIC TALE OF FIRE WATER & RADON - Super8 film on video - 3min - Bad Gastein AU
2013 GOLDEN RUSH - Super8 & 16mm film on video - 40min - Beirut LB
2012 VISIT TO THE WHITE HOUSE - Double channel Super8 -3min- Beirut LB
2011 E.D.L - Super8 on video - 21min - Beirut LB
2009 TRIO - A STUDY ON HORSES IN THE CITY - double channel digital video - 15min- Beirut LB
2009 LIBERTY  OWER - A STUDY ON NEON WRITINGS IN THE CITY - Video installation - 3min - Beirut LB