The Arab Center for Architecture is participating in the "Home Beirut" exhibition at the MAXXI, Rome.
The exhibition aims to present some of the most prominent trends in creative investigations of current reality as it is manifested in the evolution and fate of cities. It features 36 artists, architects, filmmakers, musicians, dancers, researchers, and activists negotiating between critical reflections on recent history of conflicts, through archiving and re-enacting memories, and visions of the future, through attempts at urban transformation and global outreaching, all of which will be periodically interrupted by urgent problems and frustrations of the present.
It is divided into multiple parts to depict efforts to construct dwellings in a complex metropolitan environment that accommodates varied intellectual claims, creative imaginations, and political viewpoints.
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