1. Contributors

        Rabih Mroué

        actor, director, playwright and artist, Beirut

      1. Rabih Mroué (born 1967) is an actor, director, playwright, visual artist whose work deals with the politics of fiction and the authority of archival evidence. He is a contributing editor of The Drama Review (TDR) as well as a co-founder of the Beirut Art Center (BAC), Beirut and a theater director at the Münchner Kammerspiele, Munich. His diverse practice spans numerous disciplines and formats, employing fiction and in-depth analysis to engage with his immediate reality and the associated political and cultural contexts. In 2010 Mroué was awarded an Artist Grant for Theatre/Performance Arts from the Foundation of Contemporary Arts, New York, as well as the Spalding Gray Award. Works include: The Pixelated Revolution (2012); and Who’s Afraid of Representation? (2005). Recent exhibitions include: Documenta 13, Kassel, 2012; FORMER WEST Research Exhibition I, the Undersigned, BAK, Utrecht, 2010; Performa 09, New York, 2009; 11th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, 2009; Tarjama/Translation, Queens Museum of Art, New York, 2009; Sjarjah Biennial, Sjarjah, 2009; Soft Manipulation – Who is afraid of the new now?, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg, 2008; and Medium Religion, Center for Art and Media (ZKM), Karlsruhe, 2008. Mroué lives and works in Berlin and Beirut. [Last updated 2016]