Art is / Al Fan Houwa

Maxime Hourani

Art is is an installation of thirty banners on which The Popular Front for the Liberation of Art (a fictive froup initiated by Hourani) inscribed the words ”Art is” followed by phrases inspired by political and religious banners commonly found in public space in Lebanon.

Date: 2013
Location: Downtown
Medium: Performance, Campaign
Material: Banners
Section: Contemporary
Duration: Temporary
Tags: Site-specific intervention Participatory art
Authorizations: N/A
Commissioner: Beirut Art Center