Stéphanie Saadé’s sculptures and installations, produced from materials such as plants, fabric, wood, brass and gold, explore past moments, memories and estrangement through the use of pre-existing shapes. In her transformation of these shapes, she introduces subtle shifts in perspective that reorient approaches to familiar places, processes and scenarios.
Her work has been exhibited at Sharjah Biennial 13 (2017); Home Works 7, Beirut (2016); Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany (2016); Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres, France (2016); Counterspace, Zurich (2016); Parc Saint Léger, Nevers, France (2016); La Traverse, Alfortville, France (2016); Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, the Netherlands (2015); Museum of Contemporary Art (M HKA), Antwerp (2014); La Conservera, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo, Murcia, Spain (2014); Le 59e Salon de Montrouge, France (2014); Beirut Exhibition Centre (2013); A. M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah (2012); Qalandiya International Biennial Palestine (2012) and Beirut Art Center (2011).
Saadé has been an artist in residence at the Cité internationale des Arts, Paris (2015) and Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht (2014–2015). She earned a Diplôme National Supérieur d’Arts Plastiques from the École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris (2010) and received a scholarship to attend a postgraduate programme at the China Academy of Arts, Hangzhou (2010–2012).
Born in 1983 in Broummana, Lebanon, Saadé currently lives and works between Beirut and Paris.
This person was part of Sharjah Biennial 13.