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Students
Fine Arts
December 20, 2018

Congratulations to our student Serene Ghandour who took her self-portraits from the LAU classrooms into the most renowned Lebanese art galleries. Serene is featured in three galleries this winter.

"Self Portrait, Seated"  Was exhibited at the 33rd Salon D’Automne (2 Nov, 2018 to 14 Jan, 2019) held at the Sursock Museum. Her auto-portrait painting has had such a strong stopping power, that she was asked to be a speaker during the “Artists on Art” talk at the Salon.

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Alumni
Graphic Design
January 03, 2019

Alumnus Mohammad Houhou who recently graduated from the Gobelins school of images is presenting his graduation short film entitled “The Ostrich Politic”. This movie was selected for Clermont-Ferrand National Competiton.

Watch the poetic, politically charged short animation here.

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Faculty
Graphic Design
May 29, 2019

Fashion Trust Arabia, the non-profit fashion fund launched last year to support Arab designers in the Middle East and North Africa, announced six winners of its inaugural prize March 28th.

 

Salim Azzam, an instructor in the graphic design department, was a winner in the ready-to-wear category. The FTA judging panel included 25 industry veterans, among them Net-a-Porter founder and now managing partner at VC firm Imaginary Dame Natalie Massenet; Valentino creative director Pierpaolo Piccioli; designer Victoria Beckham; and Moncler chairman and chief executive Remo Ruffini.

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Faculty
Fine Arts
May 29, 2019

Hannibal Srouji recently exhibited “Sky is the Limit” at the Al Markhiya Gallery in Doha, Qatar from March 19th till May 17th. The space was dominated with the vast bright canvases with blotches of dark colors.  

 

Srouji compares his big paintings to a dream or life as we tend to want peace, purity and serenity however we are always faced with something that will disturb the smooth flow.

 

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Faculty
Fashion Design
January 10, 2019

Angelique Sabounjinan, instructor at the fashion design department is on the path of changing the current perception of the modeling industry and is surely challenging all notions in our markets with the aim creating awareness around openness and acceptance

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Faculty
Students
Graphic Design
April 04, 2019

The new course of “Graphic Design in the Middle East” aims to explain various graphic design works from the Middle East and to examine the evolving design styles and their relationship to economy, technology and pop culture in the Middle East. Through field trips, students were able to fully examine traditional and contemporary graphic design work in or about the Middle East and North Africa region.

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Students
Graphic Design
March 29, 2019

For the consecutive fourth year, Byblos graphic design students are shortlisted for Dubai Lynx competitions. 

In a continuously growing entry numbers in the Integrated Competition, Sarah Abdel Jalil and Amira Imadi were 2 out of 8 talents that were shortlisted from the MENA region. 

And with over 300 entries in the Print Competition, Elie Matta was the 1 out of 9 shortlisted in the MENA region. 

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