Tony Chakar

Tony Chakar, is an architect, born in Beirut in 1968. his works include: A Retroactive Monument for a Chimerical City: Ashkal Alwan, Beirut (1999); All That is Solid Melts Into Air: Ashkal Alwan, Beirut (2000); Four Cotton Underwear for Tony: Ashkal Alwan, TownHouse Gallery, Cairo, also shown in Barcelona (Tapies Foundation) and Rotterdam (Witte de With) as part of Contemporary Arab Representations, a project curated by Catherine David (2001-02); Rouwaysset, a Modern Vernacular (With Naji Assi): Contemporary Arab Representations, the Sharjah Biennial and Sao Paolo, S.A.(2001-03); Beirut, the Impossible Portrait: The Venice Biennial (2003); The Eyeless Map: Ashkal Alwan, Beirut (2003); We Can Make Rain But No One Came To Ask (with Walid Raad), Frankfurt (2003); My Neck is Thinner than a Hair, a lecture/performance with the Atlas Group (Walid Raad and Bilal Khbeiz), shown in Beirut, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, London, Basel and Singapore (2004). He also contributes to Al Mulhaq (Annahar’s cultural supplement) and other European art magazines, and teaches History of Art and History of Architecture at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux arts (ALBA), Beirut.