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roy samaha
Profession: film maker video/photogra
Location: Beirut , Lebanon
Home base: Beirut Lebanon
URL: http://vimeo.com/roysamaha
URL: http://blog.leica-camera.com/photographers/inte...
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Languages spoken: english french arabic
Journal: http://apexresidentsamaha.blogspot.com/
Yahoo! Messenger: roysamaha@ymail.com
Mobile phone: 00961 3 276499
Last login: over 2 years ago
Member since: 24 Oct 2008 10:10

About

Biography:
Roy Samaha is a Lebanese video artist and photographer born April 3 1978, in Beirut and lives there. Since 2001 He has exhibited his videos in numerous film and contemporary art festivals. He also worked in the News and Broadcasting TV industry since 1998 until 2008. He got his Masters degree in film studies at USEK, Lebanon. Currently, he is giving seminars on alternative video practices in different universities in Beirut.

Residencies:
- September 2010 Resident Artist at Apex Art New York City.
- February 2011 Cairo Egypt, commissioned by Leica Camera.

Installation/Photography:
_ Following, a Week in Cairo 2011
_ On an Empty Mind (Still Life/Moving Death) 2009-2011
_ Missing Originals (Inheritance & Dispossession) 2008-2010

Videos:
_ Transparent Evil 2007-2011
_ Please Rewind Me Later 2007
_ Video For the End of Time 2006
_ Pink White Green Black: Noise/Silence insinuated 2004/2005
_ Untitled for Several Reasons 2002/2003

Festivals & Exhibitions (Selection):
• Né. à Beyrouth, 2nd edition of the Lebanese Film Festival, (Beirut) 2002
• Home Works 2, Forum on Cultural Practices (Beirut) 2002
• 27e Cinemed, Festival International Cinema Méditerranéen (Montpellier) 2003
• Middle Eastern Art Practice Forum: Disorientation (Berlin) 2003
• The 14th international Festival for Electronic Arts: Videobrazil (SaoPaolo) 2003
• Middle Eastern Experimental Film Festival: La Cinematheque, (Paris) 2004
• Never The Right Time (Vancouver), 2004
• Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine Saint-Gervais (Geneva) 2004
• “Most Probably I Will Be Performing This Dream Tonight” (Beirut) 2006
• Consciousness in Coma, (Istanbul) 2006
• 1st International Singapore Biennal (Singapore) 2006
• Sydney Arab Film Festival (Sydney) 2007
• Meeting Points 5 (organized by YATF) (Cairo/Amman/Berlin/Brussels) 2007
• Les Rencontres Internationales (Paris/Berlin/Madrid) 2007
• Videos from Lebanon, Beaver Group (New York) 2008
• Home Works 4, Forum on Cultural Practices (Beirut) 2008
• National Center for Contemporary arts (Moscow) 2009
• Cruel Weather, Peacock Visual Arts (Aberdeen) 2009
• On An Empty Mind, [Solo Exhibition] Espace Kettaneh-Kunigk (Beirut) 2010
• All About Beirut, White Box (Munich) 2010
• Selection, Espace Kettaneh-Kunigk (Beirut) 2010
• Rebirth, Beirut Exhibition Center (Beirut) 2011
MENASA Art Fair, BIEL, (Beirut) 2011
• Roaming Images, 3rd Thessaloniki Biennale (Thessaloniki) 2011
• Paris Photo 2012, (Paris) 2011
• Breaking Points, Arab Film Festival (Aberdeen) 2011
• International Film Festival Rotterdam (Rotterdam) 2012
• Affinités, Déchirures & Attractions, Frac (Alsace) 2012
• Image Counter Image, Haus der Kunst (Munich) 2012
• Disobedience Archive, Bildmuseet (Umea) 2012

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