- Geographic Location: Middle East and North Africa
- Age: 5
Born in Beirut in 1976, Ali Cherri is a graduate in Graphic Design from the American University in Beirut (2000). In conjunction with his design work, he did the stage set design for “The Anthem” by Gabriel Yamine, “10/20 Irrelevant,” a performance by Abla Khoury (presented at the DisORIENTation festival in Berlin, 2003) and “Biokhraphia” by Rabih Mroué and Lina Saneh (2002). Ali has finished his Master’s Degree in Performing Arts at DasArts (Amsterdam), where he presented “As Dead as Ever” (lecture/performance, 2002) and RedRum (video installation with Guy Amitai, 2003) and the video “Un Cercle Autour du Soleil” (2005) (Awarded FAAP digital arts award at VideoBrazil, Sao Paulo – Brazil). He has presented “Give me a body then” (performance, 2005) as part of Diskurs 05 – European festival for young performing artists, Giessen – Germany. (October 2005) and Home Works III - a forum on cultural practices, Beirut (2005). He recently collaborated with Rabih Mroué on an installation entitled “I Feel A Great Desire To Meet The Masses Once Again” as part of “Hadith” exhibition at gallery Sfeir-Semmler, Beirut (2006).
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