The Dialogue That Is Us, 2013

Tony Chakar
The Dialogue That Is Us, 2013
Photo by Alfredo Rubio
Commissioned by Sharjah Art Foundation


Tony Chakar's latest works include An Endless Quick Nightmare, 2011, presented at MDE11, Medellín, Colombia (2011); The Sky Over Beirut, 2009, which consists of walking tours of the city and The Eighth Day, 2008–, an ongoing project in the form of a lecture performance. Chakar also contributes to art and architecture magazines, and teaches history of art and architecture at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts, University of Balamand, Beirut.

This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 11


Chakar, Tony

The Dialogue That Is Us

Not long ago, text and image, the conceptual and the formal, were not two separate and irreconcilable entities: in Byzantine icons, emblem books and allegories, text and image work as one, and are treated as one.