Ali Cherri

Lebanon
Ali Cherri is a filmmaker and visual artist. His films have been shown in International Film Festivals including CPH:DOX (winner of NewVision Award); New Directors/New Films MoMA NY; Cinéma du Réel, Centre Pompidou; Dubai International Film Festival (winner Best Director); VideoBrasil (Southern Panorama Award); Berlinale; Toronto International Film Festival & San Francisco International Film Festival amongst other.  His recent solo exhibitions include Somniculus at Jeu de Paume, Paris and CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux (2017); Dénaturé at Galerie Imane Farès (2017); From Fragments to Whole at Jönköpings läns museum, Sweden (2017); Taxonomy of Fallacies Sursock Museum, Beirut (2016). His work has been exhibited in several international exhibitions, among them Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan (2018) Centre Pompidou – Paris (2017); Lyon Biennial (2017); Le MACVAL, France (2017); Guggenheim New York (2016); MAXXI, Rome (2017); Aichi Triennial, Japan (2016), Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Italy (2016); Le Centquatre Paris (2016); Sharjah Art Foundation (2016), MACBA, Spain (2015); Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, Poland (2015); Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Spain (2015); Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea (2014). He’s the recipient of Harvard University’s Robert E. Fulton Fellowship, Rockefeller Foundation Award and The Abraaj Group Art Prize.