Available Works

In The Studio

Biography

Ayla Hibri (b.1987, Lebanon) is a visual artist based between Amman and Beirut. Hibri has ammassed an expansive archive of visual data on the psychogeography of geography and aspects of the human condition. The artist also imagines and paints creatures and distant worlds. Hibri earned her MA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago and BA from the Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts.

Education

MA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2009-2011

BA, Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts, 2005-2008

Press

2019, Et sur le fumier, Ayla Hibri fait pousser des roses, L'Orient-Le Jour

2018, Art and Activism: The Young Women Artists Shaking Things Up in the Region, Emirates Woman

2018, This Old Church in Tunisia Doubles as a Boxing Studio for Teens and Inspiration for Artists, Vice

2017, The Collective Unconscious, The Collective

2016, A City of Contradictions: Meet the People Shaping Beirut's Creative Future, It's Nice That

2015, Beirut’s Female Photographers Capture a Scarred Past and an Embattled Present, Huck Magazine

2015, Fashion, Flair and What to Wear at Eritrea's Largest Metal Market – In Pictures, The Guardian

2015, Meet the Easy Riders of the Arabic Peninsula, FotoRoom

2015, 5 Female Photographers Capture the Clash of Life and Conflict in Beirut, Pop Photo

2015, The Welders of Eritrea, Topic

2015, Embracing the Imperfections of Portraiture, The Adventure Handbook

Exhibitions

2020, C'est l'anarchie du Liban qui te gêne, Gallerie Charradeau, Paris, France (Group)
2019, Shells, Al Mammar Space, Amman, Jordan (Solo)
2019, A Palm Tree Bows To The Moon, Abroyan Factory, Beirut, Lebanon (Solo)
2018, Water Pressure, Jaou Tunis/ Kamel Lazaar Foundation, Tunis, Tunisia (Group)
2017, Sfera Exhibition, Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2016, 85 Artistes Avec Le Peuple Kurde, Paris, France (Group)
2015, Bright Cities, Loom Gallery, Milan, Italy (Group)
2015, RED Studios Residency, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Group)
2014, Numinous, ISTANBUL'74 Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey (Group)
2013, Do You See What I See, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai, UAE (Group)
2013, Action at a Distance, Bursa Photo Fest, Bursa, Turkey (Group)
2013, Les Saisons Arabes, Institut Du Monde Arabe, Paris, France (Group)
2012, White Noise, Ductac Gallery, Dubai, UAE (Solo)
2011, Roaming Images, Thessaloniki Biennale, Thessaloniki, Greece (Group)
2011, BeyROUTE, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2011, Wet Socks, DIY, Beirut, Lebanon (Solo)
2011, Thesis Exhibition – Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, USA (Group)
2010, Weird It Up, Chicago, USA (Group)
2009, Aseer Taza, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2009, Peace Be Upon You, Torino, Italy (Group)
2009, Beirut Live, London, UK (Group)
2009, Rochane Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2008, IN | FINITE, Takt Kunstprojectraum Residency, Berlin, Germany (Group)
2008, La Semaine de la Photo, Lebanese Academy of Fine Arts, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)