About This Artist
Born in Saida, Lebanon, Dargouth gained a Diploma in Painting and Sculpture from the Lebanese Institute of Fine Arts in Beirut in 2000. In the same year and again in 2001, she took part in the Ayloul Summer Academy at Darat Al Fanoun, Amman, under the supervision of the Syrian-German artist Marwan Kassab Bashi. Darghouth then travelled to Paris to study Space Art at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs. She had her first solo exhibition, entitled ‘Still Features’, at Zico House in 2004, which was followed by ‘Falling Parts’ at the Goethe Institute, Beirut, in 2006. Since then, Darghouth has been exhibiting with Agial Art Gallery. Her shows comprise: ‘Mirror, Mirror!’ (2008); ‘Fair & Lovely’ (2010); ‘Canticle of Death’ (2011); and ‘Rehearsals’ (2013). Darghouth has participated in many collective exhibitions in Lebanon, Dubai, Al Sharjah, Qatar, Jordan, Turkey, Argentina, the US and France.