Beirut is the manifestation of a set of ideas grounded in the belief that change needs first to be imagined in order to be achieved. It is currently located in a late 1940â€™s villa in the neighborhood of Agouza in Cairo, and is comprised of exhibition spaces, offices, studios and a library. Beirut considers institution building as a curatorial act and seeks to think outside of the existing protocols that define the Institution of Art. Beirut in 2013 is Sarah Rifky, Jens Maier-Rothe, Antonia Alampi and Habiba Effat.
Interview with Beirut by Shuruq Harb. Published November 27, 2013.
â€œ An institution is many things, and curating an institution means evoking the space that lies between people, questions, artworks and places.â€ Read more â€º