Lina Ghaibeh

Country: Syria

Title:  Going Under

Medium: Photograph / computer manipulated


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Ghaibeh was born in Damascus, Syria and resides in Beirut, Lebanon. She received a bachelor's degree in art from Beirut University College in 1988 and a master's degree in design with a minor in photography from Texas Women's University, Denton, Texas, in 1990 Her graduate thesis explored serious contemporary comics. Ghaibeh finds the atmosphere in her home city of Beirut open to creative discovery. She has recently been exploring computer graphics.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Forces of Change: Artists of the Arab World, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, 1994; Institut Goethe, Beirut and Tripoli, Lebanon (first computer graphics exhibition in Lebanon), 1992; Crée à Beyrouth, Comité de Jumelage, France, 1990; From Beirut, Dar el-Nadwa, Beirut, 1989; Galerie Saint Simone, France, 1988; Jadworkshop, Beirut University College, Lebanon, 1988; First Festival of Comics, Beirut, 1988; Jadworkshop, Institut Goethe, Beirut and Tripoli, 1986.
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