Walid Raad is an artist and an Associate Professor of Art in the Cooper Union (New York, USA). Raad’s works to date include mixed media installations, performance, video and photography, and literary essays. Raad’s recent works include The Atlas Group, a fifteen-year project between 1989 and 2004 about the contemporary history of Lebanon, with particular emphasis on the Lebanese wars of 1975 to 1991.
Raad’s works have been shown at Documenta 11, The Venice Biennale, The Hamburger Bahnhof, Homeworks (Beirut, Lebanon), and numerous other museums and venues in Europe, the Middle East, and North America. Walid Raad is also a member of the Arab Image Foundation (Beirut/New York).
Raad was first seen at HAU Hebbel am Ufer in April 2019 with the HAU co-production “Les Louvres and/or Kicking the Dead”.