Artists 2017/2018

  • Soraya Ghezelbash

    Soraya Ghezelbash

    Born in 1985

    Soraya Ghezelbash is a French-iranian architect, artist and designer based in Beirut working with a broad range of media including silkscreen, drawing and installations. She received a master in architecture with distinction from the school La Cambre in Brussels, Belgium. She is co-running the silkscreen atelier Silkroad part of Mansion.

    In 2016 she develops for the textile company WARDE a collection of textiles on the theme of botanics and architecture in Lebanon. Award winner of the residency program “Hors les Murs” 2017 by the Institut Français, she continues the study on textile, botanics and migration in the Mediterranean region.
  • Studio Kawakeb

    Studio Kawakeb

    Studio Kawakeb is a visual arts studio based in Beirut, founded in 2015 and led by Hussein Nakhal, David Habchy and Christina Skaf. They specialize in animation, visual identity development, editorial design and illustration, working closely with our clients and collaborators to produce outputs that are process-driven and contextually relevant.

    Having acquired a set of skills throughout our practice, they are also commissioned to develop interactive learning experiences pushing creative boundaries in the design education locally and in the region. In 2016, they initiated and developed an ongoing collection of design-based products led by specific points of contextual and visual stimulus aimed at communicating to a wider audience.