Tony Chakar (1968, Lebanon)

is an architect and professor at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux arts (ALBA), Beirut. He contributes to Al Mulhaq (Annahar's cultural supplement) and other European art magazines. His work has been shown in many occasions, such as: Contemporary Arab Representations, 2001-02 (Ashkal Alwan/Beirut, TownHouse Gallery/Cairo, Tapies Foundation/Barcelona and Witte de With/Rotterdam); Beirut, the Impossible Portrait, The Venice Biennial, 2003); My Neck is Thinner than a Hair, a lecture/performance with Walid Raad and Bilal Khbeiz, shown in Beirut, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, London, Basel and Singapore (2004).