“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 4 original drawings documenting the murals Pen, Ink, Digital Colors Paris, April 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.
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
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.