Marwan Rechmaoui is active/lives in Lebanon. Marwan Rechmaoui is known for Installation.
Biography Marwan Rechmaoui
Marwan Rechmaoui is a Lebanese artist whose work deals with themes of
urban development and social history of his native city of Beirut. The
Lebanese capital has always been a theater for social and political
conflict, such issues which are further explored throughout Rechmaoui's
main body of work.
His Beirut Caoutchouc is a large, black rubber floor mat
in the shape of a map of Beirut's center. The aerial plot is embossed
with meticulous detailing of roads and byways, which are divided into
sixty-seven pieces demarcating individual neighborhoods.
installation examines the physical and social schisms that have sculpted
one of the world's most conflicted cities.
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