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REVIEWS

BEIRUT

Sursock Museum

Hrair Sarkissian

Homesick

HRAIR SARKISSIANHorizon2016, Two-channel video installation: 6 min 58 sec. 

Photo by Christopher Baaklini. Courtesy the artist and Kalfayan Galleries, Athens/Thessaloniki.

Set on the ground floor of the beautiful Sursock Museum in Ashrafieh, one of the oldest neighborhoods in Beirut, two video installations documented moments of transition in relation to the ongoing war in Syria. With the same attention to detail and innate sense of space that comes through in his photographic works, Damascus-born Armenian artist Hrair Sarkissian indirectly represents the destruction of…

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