Available Works

Biography

Lara Tabet (b. 1983, Lebanon) is a practicing medical doctor and visual artist. Tabet was awarded grants from AFAC and Mawred; she was the recipient of the Sursock Museum Prize and was awarded the Arte East fellowship. Her artistic practice is informed by her background in pathology and inspects the relationship between the individual and public/private space in connection to gender, sexuality, and identity. Lara earned her PhD from American University of Beirut, and lives and works in Beirut, Lebanon.

Education

PhD, American University of Beirut, 2002-2012

Certificate, International Center of Photography, 2012-2013

Press

2020, Tabakalera usa el arte como instrumento de denuncia en la muestra ‘L’intrus, Noticias de Gipuzkoa

2019, Why This Lebanese Photographer is Staging Imaginary Murder Scenes, The National News

2019, Crimes Under Moonlight in Lara Tabet’s Underbelly, Le WAW

2019, Lara Tabet, féminicide imaginaire extra-muros à Beyrouth, L'Orient-Le Jour

2019, Underbelly, Be:Kult

2019, October/November Issue 92, L'Officiel

2019, Beirut, women, death in ‘Underbelly’, Daily Star

2019, Die Sache mit dem Herz, Westfälische Nachrichten

2019, Lara Tabet, Artraker

2018, Photography Through The Eyes of a Pathologist, Beirut Center of Photography

2016, Absent Beirut Reflections on Reflections, IBRAAZ

2015, I Spy With My Little Eye…, Universes in Universe

Exhibitions

2019, IntraMuros, Beirut Art Residency, La Vitrine, Beirut, Lebanon (Solo)
2019, Underbelly, Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut, Lebanon (Solo)
2017, Underbelly and Le Rêve et l’Asphalte, Unseen Amsterdam, Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Amsterdam (Solo)
2017, Close Relationships, Big Distances and New Technologies, Galerija Kluba Kocka, Split, Croatia (Group)
2020, Beyrouth Année Zéro, Arthaus, Beirut, Lebanon (Solo)
2020, Une Autre Scène du Liban, Galerie Odile Ouizeman, Paris, France (Solo)
2019, Liban Réalités et Fictions, Troisième Biennale des Photographes du Monde Arabe, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France (Group)
2019, DNA, Des Possible de la Photographie, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France (Group)
2019, L’intrus Redux, Wesfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany (Group)
2018, Break All Frames, Beit Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2018, 33rd Salon d’automne, Musée Sursock, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2018, End To End Encrypted, Paris Photo, Curiosa Sector, Paris, France (Group)
2018, Photography Lies (But I Have Other Romantic Ideas), Unseen Amsterdam (Group)
2018, L’intrus, Tabakalera, San Sebastian, Spain (Group)
2018, Underbelly, Galerie Eulenspiegel, Basel, Switzerland (Group)
2018, Feminités Plurielles, Galerie Tanit, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2017, Notas Al Futuro, Galeria Breve, Mexico (Group)
2017, Notas Al Futuro, Espacio El Pasajero, Bogotá, Columbia (Group)
2017, The Reeds, Station Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2016, Youth, Sexuality and Poetry, Galerie Tanit, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2016, Le Rêve et l’Asphalte, 32nd Salon d’Automne, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2016, Bitasarrof, Beirut National Library, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2016, The City and the City, Arnold and Sheila Aronson Galleries, New York, USA (Group)
2016, Deep Woods, Art Omi Open Studios, Gent, New York, USA (Group)
2016, Lieu Commun, Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2016, Regards sur Beyrouth, La Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France (Group)
2016, Photomed, Sanary Sur Mer, France (Group)
2016, Le Rêve et l’Asphalte, Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2015, The Asian Women Photographers' Showcase, Objectifs gallery, Singapore (Group)
2015, I Spy With My Little Eye, The Mosaic Rooms, London, UK (Group)
2015, I Spy With My Little Eye, Casa Arabe, Madrid, Spain (Group)
2015, I Spy With My Little Eye, Casa Arabe, Cordoba, Spain (Group)
2015, Take Ten, Rita K. Hillman Gallery, International Center of Photography, New York, USA (Group)
2014, The Hole Truth, Bitume Photofestival, Lecce, Italy (Group)
2014, Festival Manifesto, Toulouse, France (Group)
2014, Unheard Unsaid Untitled, Villa Paradiso, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2014, Off the wall on the wall, Parc des Ateliers, Arles, France (Group)
2014, Artist in Exile: Creativity, Activism, and the Diasporic Experience, Dr. M. T. Geoffrey Yeh Art Gallery, New York, USA (Group)
2014, Portfolio Liban, Recyclart, Bruxelles, Belgium (Group)
2013, Art/World/Disaster, AUB Art Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2013, Exposure 2013, Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2013, I'll be Your Mirror: Navigating Interaction in the Digital Age, Rita K. Hillman Gallery, International Center Photography, New York, USA (Group)
2013, Penelopes, Nous, la Lune et les Voisins Festival, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2012, The View from here, International Center of Photography, New York, USA (Group)
2012, Mixed Bag , Studio 49B, New York, USA (Group)
2012, On Fleeting Grounds, Galerie Janine Rubeiz, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)
2012, Beirut Art Fair, Beirut, Lebanon (Group)