Hiba Kalache Follow Artist
Hiba Kalache is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice spans installation, drawing, painting, sculpture, and interactive projects. Born in Beirut, she received a Master of Fine Arts degree from California College of the Arts in San Francisco in 2005. Kalache draws on her daily life for her materials, process, and content. She interrogates the separation between the private and public spheres, and, more specifically, what she calls, ‘the banality of daily rituals’.
Kalache has exhibited widely, with her work shown in Beirut, Berlin, Brussels, Istanbul, New Orleans, Oakland, San Jose (US), San Francisco, Tehran, Athens, London, and Paris. Her art has also been exhibited at various art events, including, MENART, Art Dubai, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Drawing Now (Paris), and Gwangju Art (South Korea).
Kalache’s recent exhibitions include: ‘Encounters – ongoing’ (2020) at The Upper Gallery, Saleh Barakat Gallery; ‘Lemonade Everything Was So Infinite’ (2018), a solo exhibition curated by Natasha Gasparian at Saleh Barakat Gallery; ‘Mimesis Expression Construction’ (2016), curated by Octavian Esanu at the American University of Beirut’s Rose and Shaheen Saleeby Museum; ‘Heartland’ (2015), curated by Joanna Chevalier at the Beirut Exhibition Center; and ‘Under Construction, Exposure’ (2014), curated by Marie Muracciole at the Beirut Art Center. In 2012, she had solo shows in Beirut with The Running Horse Contemporary Art Space and the FFA Private Bank. She has also taught Fine Arts at the Lebanese American University.