About Joanna Raad
Dr. Joanna Raad is a scenographer, painter, and researcher. She recently joined AUB as a lecturer in the faculty of arts and art history. She obtained her PhD in Theater, her Masters in Cinema, and a Bachelor in performing arts from Saint-Joseph University in Beyrouth (USJ).
She also conceived and executed more than 120 projects (TV series, short films, music videos, and plays) and three solo painting exhibitions. Her scenography for 'Rizkallah ya Beyrouth', a play by Jallal Khoury is featured in WORLD SCENOGRAPHY ENCYCLOPEDIA, second volume (1990-2005).
As a researcher, she is a member of the Kandinsky Library in the Pompidou center in Paris. Her research interests are oriented towards scenography, history of modern art; the correspondences between theater
and painting; cinema and painting. and the abstraction in dance.
23 September - 09 October 2021 Once upon a time in west Beirut, solo exhibition, Zico House, Beirut
JUNE 2021 : Women of Beirut :Untold stories , Artists of Beirut Pop up Show, Bossa Nova Hotel, Beirut
2015: Musé Emmanuel Guiragossian, Beirut
2013: Intallation:Hommage a mon Pere”, U.niversité Saint Joseph, Beirut
2011: Garden Show, Hyppodrome , Beirut
2010: “Gebran visits Beyrouth”, Laboratoire d’art
2010: Group exhibition,In the Mzaar Intercontinental Gardens
2010: Group exhibition at the ‘Village des Créateurs, Musée des Sciences,Dbaiyyeh
2010: ‘Portraits’, Group exhibition at Surface Libre , Beirut
2006: ‘Time Laps’ Solo Exhibition at Art Lounge
2003 - 2005 : Permanent Group exhibition at ‘espace ADG’ , Gemmayzeh