Lara Atallah

b.1989 Beirut, Lebanon | Lives and works in New York.

Education

MFA Photography, Parsons The New School for Design, New York, NY, USA, 2014 

BFA Graphic Design, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon, 2011


Solo Exhibitions

  • A moratorium on looking , Kent Place Gallery, Summit, NJ, 2019
  • Threshold, ON CANAL, New York, NY, 2018
  • If Walls Could Talk, Ayyam Gallery, Beirut, Lebanon, 2012

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • Echo Exhibit, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY, 2020
  • Watch it burn, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2018
  • Women to the Front, Superchief Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2018
  • Tribe: Contemporary Photography from the Arab World, American University Museum Katzen Arts Center, Washington, D.C, 2018
  • Dense bodies bend solid ground, Radiator Gallery, Long Island City, New York, 2018
  • American Workforce, Ray Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2017
  • 10:52, Ayyam Gallery, Dubai, UAE, 2016
  • Platform, New York Transit Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 2015
  • Talent Archive, Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece, 2015
  • You Art What You Eat, Union Street Gallery, Chicago Heights, IL, 2015
  • ArtTakes Miami, SCOPE Art Miami, Miami Beach, FL, 2014
  • #IRL In Real Life, Sheila Johnson Gallery, New York, NY, 2014
  • Future Projections, Auckland Festival of Photography, Auckland, New Zealand, 2014
  • INTERVALS, Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY, 2013
  • Align, Atrium Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA, 2013
  • Beijing Design Week, Beijing, China, 2012
  • PIP,Ping Yao International Photography Festival, Ping Yao, China, 2012
  • Shabab Ayyam, Ayyam Gallery, Al Qoz, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2011

Public Commissions

  • Sweet Tooth, Antepli Baklava, Bay Ridge SAW, Brooklyn, NY, 2017

Artist Book Publications 

  • Edge of Elysium, Vol.1, Open Projects Press, September 2019 (artist book edition of 100)

Book Fairs

  • New York Art Book Fair, MoMA-PS1, Long Island City, NY, September 2019
  • Odds & Ends Art Book Fair, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT,  December 2019
  • Zonamaco Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico, February 2020
  • Virtual Brooklyn Art Book Fair, Brooklyn, NY, June 2020
  • Virtual Vancouver Art Book Fair, Vancouver, Canada, October 2020

Public Collections

  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library, New York, NY
  • NYU Langone Art Collection, New York, NY
  • Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece

Awards / Residencies

  • Trestle Gallery Artist Residency, Brooklyn, NY, 2018
  • Artist on Art Tours Fellowship- OLANA 2018, Olana State Historic Museum, NY, USA,  2018
  • Georgia Fee Residency, Paris, France, 2015
  • Khaled Eid Samawi Scholarship, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2012

Press / Reviews

Bibliography / Print & Web

Talks & Lectures

  • NYC Cultural Majlis, New York, NY,  August 2020
  • New York Photo Salon, School of Visual Arts, January 2016
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