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Michel Lasserre and Paola Yacoub

Michel Lasserre and Paola Yacoub are visual artists and have been collaborating since 2000. Their works have been exhibited at Kunst-Werke, Berlin (2000); the Venice (2003), Busan (2004) and Gwangju (2006) biennales; Plateau, Paris (2002); Witte de With, Rotterdam (2003); Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China (2008). They have given lecture-performances at the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2006); Beirut Art Center (2011); as part of the seminar “Something You Should Know”, EHESS Paris (2012); Travelling Féministe, Paris (2013). Their first joint works focused on a critical interpretation of perceptions of territories in conflict zones. They are currently working on the notion of action and restoring various techniques of dramatisation to the field of visual arts. Paola Yacoub is director of the Artistic Research Practices programme at ALBA, Beirut.

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