“Beirut Strip Extended”, a collective exhibition at PULP festival 2018, Paris, curated by David Ruffel. This is a piece called “Hotel Soleil” which aims to show the contrast between the touristic fantasy surrounding the city of Beirut and its dark war memories and current social problems.
5 X 3m mural, surrounded by 8 original drawings documenting the mural Pen, Ink, Digital Colors Paris, April 2018
Les Amours Mathématiques
Drawings commissioned by French Magazine Society illustrating an article called “Les Amours Mathématiques”: mathematicians actively looking for the equation of love.
Pen, Ink, Digital Colors July 2018
Illustrations for Abidjan-based surf workshop The West Factory for unique surf longboard designs, 2017
Illustration for poster and visual identity of Lebanese grassroots alternative festival Wickerpark.
A3 poster, Layout by Michèle Daou Pen, Ink, Digital Colors Beirut, July 2018
Editor in chief of Samandal's 2017 comics compilation "Topia".
Gathering seventeen international and Arab authors, "Topia" aims to explore the theme of Utopia through comics. It exists in three different versions: English, French, and Arabic, making the first Arabic publication of its kind.
An original drawing silk-screened as a 50x70 print and T-shirt, in collaboration with Nice Nice Prints, a screen-printing workshop initiated by Salim Samara and Farah Fayyad in Beirut.
50x70, 4 color silkscreen 4 color silk-screen of textile Beirut, June 2018
Drawing commissioned by French Magazine Kiblind for their issue “Extraterrestre”
A3, Pen, Ink, Digital Colors June 2018
VOISINS - MECANIQUE DU RACISME
First curative work for a collective exhibition “Voisins/Neighbors” as part of Lyon BD Festival 2018 and featuring the works of Raphaelle Macaron, Joseph Kai, Tracy Chahwan, Karen Keyrouz and Barrack Rima. “Mécanique du racisme” is a comics installation studying how war traumas can affect the daily lives of neighbors in the same building, each representing a religious community.
2.80 X 2.80m mural, with 6 original comic pages Pen, Ink, Digital colors, Collage with Risograph printing Risograph printing by Studio FIdèle, Paris Lyon, June 2018
LA TERRE EST FOLLE
Illustration for Lebanese brand La Terre Est Folle for a limited edition T-Shirt sold with an A3 Risograph print adaptation
50 X 70 cm, printed on A3 Pen, ink, and digital colors 3 color Silkscreen on textile, 3 color Risograph on Munken Pure paper, 120g Printed by Salim Samara (Silkscreen) and Studio Fidèle (Risograph)
CONCERTS YOU'VE MISSED
A series of epic and fictional gig posters that were exhibited at Balades Sonores, a Parisian record store.
A series of fictional movie posters that were exhibited at Dawawine inBeirut, 2016
Personal Project 50 X 70 cm Pen, Ink Black and white digital on colored paper Printed by Cropmarks
WOMEN OF CHANGE
30-page comic commissioned by Publicis Dubai for the brand Maggi. The project was named "Women of change"; it tells the stories of three inspiring and powerful Arab women through the work of three comic artists. This is Safiya El Bahlani's story - 2017.