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The Apollo 40 under 40 podcast: Rayyane Tabet

22 October 2019

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In this episode of the Apollo 40 under 40 podcast, Gabrielle Schwarz speaks to the artist Rayyane Tabet at Parasol Unit in London, where his exhibition ‘Encounters’ is currently installed (until 14 December). Tabet talks about the roles of Lebanese history and language in his work, as well as his fascination with the lives of objects.

This episode marks the beginning of the second series of the Apollo 40 under 40 podcast, which features short interviews with some of the artists, thinkers, businesspeople and patrons celebrated in this year’s Apollo 40 under 40 Middle East, presented in partnership with Deutsche Bank Wealth Management. Previous episodes can be found here.

Friday, September 1, 2006 (2006–19), Rayyane Tabet. Courtesy the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg

Friday, September 1, 2006 (2006–19), Rayyane Tabet. Photo: Benjamin Westoby; courtesy the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg

Colosse Aux Pieds d’Argile (2015), Rayyane Tabet. Aïshti Foundation, Beirut. Installation view of ‘Rayyane Tabet: Encounters’ at Parasol unit, London, 2019

Colosse Aux Pieds d’Argile (2015), Rayyane Tabet. Aïshti Foundation, Beirut. Installation view of ‘Rayyane Tabet: Encounters’ at Parasol unit, London, 2019. Photo: Benjamin Westoby

A Short History of Lebanon (2018), Rayyane Tabet.

A Short History of Lebanon (2018), Rayyane Tabet. Installation view of ‘Rayyane Tabet: Encounters’ at Parasol unit, London, 2019. Photo: Benjamin Westoby; courtesy the artist and Sfeir-Semler Gallery Beirut/Hamburg

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