curriculum vitae

Christian Sleiman Is a Lebanese artist based between Beirut and Paris. His interest lies in exploring the vegetative souls through minor rituals, fabulations and recipes.

Residencies


AiR Beirut (upcoming)
Saradar Foundation, LEB, 2022-23

Castel Coucou (ongoing)
Insitut Francais, FR, 2022

4th edition of WHW Akademija (ongoing)
WHW Akademija, HR, 2022

Art Evolution program,
Goethe-Institut, LEB, 2021

Home Workspace fellowship program,
Ashkal Alwan, LEB, 2019-20

Education


Masters of Sciences in Architecture,
Holy spirit University of Kaslik - USEK, 2018

Bachelor of Fine Arts,
Faculty of Fine Arts & Architecture – Lebanese University, 2018

Bachelor of Science in Architecture,
Holy spirit University of Kaslik - USEK, 2016

Lebanese Baccalaureate in General Sciences,
Saints Coeurs, Jbeil, 2012

Grants and Awards


  • Mophradat Artist Grantee
Production cost for an artist book “a brief introduction to tesliq”, 2020

  • AFAC Artist Support Grantee
Supporting “a brief introduction to tesliq”, 2020

  • What is small scale architecture – essay
1st prize winner, Bee breeders, 2020

  • Learning – Alternative designs for Universities
Finalist, Non Architecture, 2018

  • reDraw – Casa DeMusica, OMA
Finalist, Non Architecture, 2018

Publications



  • Samandal comic issue#17, 2021


  • ARCHHIVE BOOK No2: What is Affordable Housing?, 2020

  • Learning - Alternative designs for Universities, Non Architecture Publications, 2018

  • Towards an inclusive city, Drivers of Social Value and Wealth creation, les ateliers, 2018

  • Case study: presenting architectural solutions to the Syrian refugee’s camp, University of Grenoble, 2017




Selected Exhibitions


2022, Collective Exhibition How will it end?,
Fondation Boghossian – Villa Empain,
co-produced with the Pompidou Centre, Brussels

2021, Participatory Performance for Encounters,
Goethe-Institut Schwäbisch Hall, Germany

2021, Participatory Performance,
ArtEvoluotion Program, Goethe-Institut, Lebanon

2021, Participatory Performance in art, ecology and the commons,
Temporary Art Platform (TAP), Lebanon

2021, Collective Exhibition Togetherness,
Galerie Tanit, Lebanon

2021, Participatory Installation in art, ecology and the commons,
Temporary Art Platform (TAP), Lebanon

2021, The Soap Project,
House of Today, Online

2019, Collective Exhibition,
Feb-Mar, CUB gallery, Lebanon

2018, Collective Exhibition,
CUB gallery for Beirut Art Fair, Lebanon

2018, Collective Exhibition,
Dec-Feb, CUB gallery, Lebanon

2018, Collective Exhibition, Civic City - Place en relation,
Centre Pompidou, France

2018, Beirut Heritage Week,
Mansion Blat, Lebanon

Workshops


  • Seasonal Rirtual (Tutoring)
Goethe-Institut Schwäbisch Hall, DE, 2021

  • Food Cosmogonies
Institute for Postnatural Studies, Online, 2021

  • Risograph Printing
Sarah Alfarhan and Waraq, LEB, 2019

  • Children’s book illustration
Maya Fidawi and Waraq, LEB, 2019

  • The inclusive city, Drivers of social value and wealth creation
les ateliers, Paris – FR, 2017

  • Revitalizing the coastline of the Ushakovka River
Winter University, Irkutsk – RU, 2017

  • BOX - Augmented reality
ASA, MEDS Bucharest, Bucharest – RO, 2016

  • Biomimicry
Nature by Marc beiruty, Beirut – LEB, 2016

  • Healing architecture
Parallel Studio, Safra – LEB, 2016

  • Comparing the lifestyle of Kormakitis and Kour
The Eastern Meditarranean University of Famagusta  University of the Holy Spirit of Kaslik, Beirut – LEB, 2015

  • Building Fireplace with Alvaro Siza and Carlos Castanheira
Domaine de Boisbuchet, FR, 2015

  • Presenting architectural solutions to the Syrian refugees camp
University of Grenoble, Anfeh – LEB, 2015