History

2020-2021, Bozeman

Maintaining a studio space

Beall Street Studios

Beall Street Studios
Beall Street Studios

2nd of May 2021

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Balsam Abo Zour
Balsam Abo Zour

Beall Street Studios Bozeman 2020

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The space
The space

At Beall Street Studios 2020

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Beall Street Studios
Beall Street Studios

2nd of May 2021

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2018 - 2019, Beirut

Maintained a studio space 

Mansion Blatt

Studio at Mansion

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Mansion | منشن
Mansion | منشن

Photo by Jad Melki 2019

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Balsam in her studio at Mansion / منشن 2019

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Studio at Mansion

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2014 - 2017, Beirut

Abo Zour’s work evolved at Ashkal Alwan , where she maintained a studio space as part of its residency program

Balsam Abo Zour at Ashkal Alwan, 2016 Photo by Louise Botan

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Studio at Ashkal Alwan 2017

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Balsam in her studio at Ashkal Alwan, 2016 Photo by Louise Botan

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Balsam Abo Zour at Ashkal Alwan, 2016 Photo by Louise Botan

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Balsam working on Lithography stone in printmaking studio at ALBA, 2011 Photo by Pierre Marie Croc

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Balsam with Samah Slim in printmaking studio at ALBA, 2011 Photo by Pierre Marie Croc

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Balsam at her Graduation from Alba with her brother Ziad and her niece Zeina, 2012.

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Balsam working on Lithography stone in printmaking studio at ALBA, 2011 Photo by Pierre Marie Croc

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2012, Beirut

Master of Fine Arts in Printmaking

Académie Libanaise des Beaux- Arts (ALBA)

Alexis Boutros Award - ALBA Founder and Dean’s Award for excellence in Visual Art

2008, Beirut

Balsam trained under artists Mohammed Al Rawas and Fatima El Hajj while she completed her BFA at the Lebanese University of Fine Art.

A class with artist Fatima El Hajj, Lebanese University of Fine Art, 2008 Photo by artist Mouhamad saad

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Gathering of colleagues At Lebanese University of fine Art, 2008 Photo by artist Mouhamad saad

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Gathering of colleagues At Lebanese University of fine Art, lunch time, 2008 Photo by artist Mouhamad saad

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A class with artist Fatima El Hajj, Lebanese University of Fine Art, 2008 Photo by artist Mouhamad saad

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Balsam Abo Zour's Cocoon

The Studio at her family's farm in Abay, Mountain of Lebanon.

Video by Bahaa Abou Zour in 2010.

Exhibitions 

2021  Solo Show " THE" \  Modka Beiroet, Zutphen, Netherlands

2019  Solo Show "Down Here - هنا بالأسفل" \ Mansion, Beirut

2010  Solo Show "Phantasmagoria" \ Agial Art Gallery, Beirut

2021 Comin Up Underground \ The cottonwood Club, Bozeman, Montana

2021 May 18th, Moi Nous Elles Les Nouvelles Chimères\Instituto Cervantes de Bordeaux, France 

2020 March,  Moi Nous Elles Les Nouvelles Chimères\Instituto Cervantes de Bordeaux, France

2019  REVEALING\ Beirut Art Fair, Lebanon, Curated by Rachel Dedman

2018  33rd Salon d’Automne\ Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

2017  32nd Salon d’Automne\ Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

2016  Le Cube\ Station Beirut, Lebanon

2015  Beyrouth Métamorphoses\ 12 Drouot, Paris, France

2014  Museum of Immortality\ Ashkal Alwan, Beirut

2009  Modern Art\ Mission Culturelle Française (CCF),Tripoli

2005  International symposium For painting & sculpture\ Aley, Lebanon

2005  Atelier for Sculpture and Drawing\ Abey Lebanon

2004  Montada Ensan\ Choueifat, Lebanon

2002  Association of Education and Sport\ Baysour, Lebanon

Balsam Abo Zour 2014 working at walid raad's project in Gemmayzeh, Lebanon
balsam doing the beirut map .jpg
Imad El Khechen and Balsam Abo Zour Installed the art work of Walid Raad "Postscript to the Arabic translation"at Aïshti 2015

Collaboration with artists

  • 2014, Beirut

Installed replicates of Lebanese artists’ paintings for a private residence in Beirut by artist  Walid Raad.

  • 2015, Beirut

Executed a project, titled ‘Postscript to the Arabic translation" for the work of conceptual artist Walid Raad.It was exhibited in the warehouse facility of the Aïshti Foundation.  https://www.wallpaper.com/art/box-fresh-suha-traboulsi-and-walid-raads-unexpected-installation-in-beirut-ashti-foundation-tribute-to-stolen-art#0_pic_1

  • 2017, Beirut

Reproduced 27 paintings of artist Marwan Kassab-Bachi for the exhibition” Better Be Watching the Clouds” by conceptual artist Walid Raad, which was held at Sfeir-Semler Gallery.

  • 2017, Beirut

Executed artwork  ”All That is Solid Melts into Air” by conceptual artist Tony Chakar, which was held at Beirut Art Center.

  • 2017, Beirut

Executed artwork  ”Seagulls Are Flying Close to the Ground” by conceptual artist Mahmoud Khaled, which was held at Sharjah Biennial 13.

  • 2018, Netherlands

Installed artwork “The Discourse of the Last Things Before the First” for conceptual artist Tony Chakar, which was held in Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.

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