Meet the Author
Walid Sadek is an artist and writer living in Beirut. His early work investigates the familial legacies of the Lebanese Civil War. His later work proposes a theory for a post-war society disinclined to resume normative living. More recently, his artworks and written texts seek a poetics for a sociality governed by the logic of protracted war and search for eruptive temporalities to challenge that same protractedness. He is Associate Professor and currently Chair of the Department of Fine Arts and Art History at the American University of Beirut.