Author Archives: Roy Dib

About Roy Dib

Visual artist and art critic. He completed a master’s degree in Theater and Performance Studies from the Lebanese University in Beirut, Lebanon, 2004. Dib works with film, video and video installation. His interest lies in the subjective constructs of space and how they put forth issues from the Middle East’s geopolitical context. In his work, territory, memory, and imagination come together with his experiences in Lebanon, creating new horizons for interaction with otherness. He cofounded the theater group Zoukak (2006 to 2009). His works have been exhibited at the EcransMed Film Festival, Montreal, Canada (2014); Berlinale International Film Festival, Berlin, Germany (2014); Video Works, Beirut, Lebanon (2014 and 2011); Parallel Vienna, Austria (2013); Senatsreservenspeicher, Berlin Gallery, Germany (2013): Rotterdam International Film Festival, Netherlands (2013); Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (2012); and other venues. Roy Dib lives and works in Beirut. / É artista visual e crítico de arte. Concluiu mestrado em estudos teatrais e performance pela Lebanese University, Beirute, Líbano, em 2004. Atua com filme, vídeo e videoinstalação. Tem como foco de interesse as construções subjetivas do espaço e o modo como apresentam questões próprias do contexto geopolítico do Oriente Médio. Em seu trabalho, território, memória e imaginação se conjugam com sua vivência no Líbano, criando novos horizontes à convivência com a alteridade. Foi cofundador do grupo de teatro Zoukak (2006 a 2009). Suas obras foram exibidas no EcransMed Film Festival, Montreal, Canadá (2014); Berlinale International Film Festival, Berlim, Alemanha (2014); Video Works, Beirute, Líbano (2014 e 2011); Parallel Vienna, Áustria (2013); Senatsreservenspeicher, Berlin Gallery, Alemanha (2013): Rotterdam International Film Festival, Holanda (2013); Palais de Tokyo, Paris, França (2012); entre outros. Vive e trabalha em Beirute.

Roy Dib > Panel: Artists in defense of democracy // Mesa: Artistas em defesa da democracia

It was a pleasure, last Wednesday – May 10, to participate in a panel with Juca Ferreira (Ex-Minister of Culture in Brasil) and Cyrille Brissot (French artists) to discuss the topic of ‘Artists in defense of democracy’.this panel was the first

Roy Dib > Panel: Artists in defense of democracy // Mesa: Artistas em defesa da democracia

It was a pleasure, last Wednesday – May 10, to participate in a panel with Juca Ferreira (Ex-Minister of Culture in Brasil) and Cyrille Brissot (French artists) to discuss the topic of ‘Artists in defense of democracy’.this panel was the first

Roy Dib > Radio Saudade // Rádio Saudade

During the first month of the residency at Vila Sul (Goethe Institute – Salvador da Bahia), I developed ‘Radio Saudade’ a new performance, that I presented in Toronto on April 30. The performance was a radio show broadcasting from a

Roy Dib > Radio Saudade // Rádio Saudade

During the first month of the residency at Vila Sul (Goethe Institute – Salvador da Bahia), I developed ‘Radio Saudade’ a new performance, that I presented in Toronto on April 30. The performance was a radio show broadcasting from a

Roy Dib > Encountering Lina Bo Bardi in Salvador // Encontrando Lina Bo Bardi em Salvador

I’m sharing here some photos of the beautiful stairs and windows by Lina Bo Bardi in Salvador. ______________________________ Compartilhando aqui algumas fotos das belas escadas e janelas projetadas por Lina Bo Bardi em Salvador.

Roy Dib > Encountering Lina Bo Bardi in Salvador // Encontrando Lina Bo Bardi em Salvador

I’m sharing here some photos of the beautiful stairs and windows by Lina Bo Bardi in Salvador. ______________________________ Compartilhando aqui algumas fotos das belas escadas e janelas projetadas por Lina Bo Bardi em Salvador.

Roy Dib > Candomblé – Salvador Da Bahia

It has been two weeks that I’m in residency at the Residence Vila Sul, in Salvador da Bahia. Few days ago, we went to visit one of the candomblé’s Terreiro (House of Prayer): Vodun Zo, where we met “Sacerdote do templo, o

Roy Dib > Candomblé – Salvador Da Bahia

It has been two weeks that I’m in residency at the Residence Vila Sul, in Salvador da Bahia. Few days ago, we went to visit one of the candomblé’s Terreiro (House of Prayer): Vodun Zo, where we met “Sacerdote do templo, o