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Joseph Namy is a an artist/composer whose work often addresses aspects of
identity, memory, power and currents encoded in music/organized sound.
He was a participant in the Ashkal Alwan Home Workspace study program
and received a MFA from New York University, as well as independently
studying Jazz, Arabic, and Heavy Metal drumming.




Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah AE[E]
Stars Down to Earth, Berlinale Forum Expanded, Berlin DK [E]

Meeting Points, La Loge, Brussels BE [E]
Braunschweig International Film Festival, DE [S]
International Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, CH [S]
Automobile, La Biennale de Montréal, CA [P]
space, breath, time, Beirut Art Center, Beirut LB [P]
Automobile, The Time is Out of Joint, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju KR [P]
Sounds As If, DCAF, Cairo EG [E]
Stones Gods People, Forecast, HWK, Berlin DK [P]
Berlinale Forum Expanded, Berlin DK [S]
Stones Gods People, SALT Galata, Istanbul TR [P]
(a(version)s), Cuchifritos Gallery, New York City, US [E]

The Sea In The City, Sursock Museum, Beirut LB [S]
I Spy With My Little Eye, Mosaic Rooms, London UK [E/P]
Echoes & Reverberations, Hayward Gallery, London UK [E/P]
Experimental Shorts, Berlin Arab Film Festival, Berlin DK [S]
Ten, Arab American Nat'l Museum, Dearborn MI [E]

Concrete Sampling, Beirut LB [P]
Somewhere between here and now, Freewaves, Los Angeles CA [S]
Durub al Tawaya, Abu Dhabi Art Fair, Abu Dhabi UE [P]
Music Palace, Villa Empain, Brussels BE [E]
Automobile, Theater der Welt, Mannheim DE [P]
ENCOUNTER, Maraya Art Center, Sharjah AE [P/E]
Forum Expanded, Berlinale Film Festival, Berlin DE [S]
The Sun That Never Sets, Spring/Break, New York City NY [E]
Whistling In The Dark, Workshop Gallery, Beirut LB [E]

An Ingenious Response to Colonialism, University of Iowa, Iowa City IO [S]
Automobile, Ashkal Alwan Homeworks 6, Beirut LB [P]
Half Step, Art Dubai, Dubai AE [P]
AiR Dubai, SikkaAart Fair, Dubai AE [E]
(a(version)s), Beirut in Cairo, Cairo EG [E]

Detroit Unleaded (composer), Toronto International Film Fest, Toronto CA [S]
Triboluminenscence, Ashkal Alwan, Beirut LB [P]

Quantum Leap, Detroit Science Center, Detroit MI [E]
Infinite Mirror, Syracuse University Gallery, Syracuse NY [E]
Detroit Summer, Queens Museum of Art, Queens NY [S]

New York Chronicles, VCU Qatar Gallery, Doha QA [E]
EXPOSURE, Beirut Art Center, Beirut LB [E]
LANGUAGE. DIFFERENCE. POWER. (solo), Re:View Gallery, Detroit MI [E]
London International Documentary Festival, London UK [S]
Black History Shorts, Brookly Museum, Brooklyn NY [s]
DIY Video, MIT Center for Future Civic Media, Cambridge MA [s]

Media that Matters Film Festival, New York City NY [S]
Patois: New Orleans Int'l Human Rights Film Festival, New Orleans LA [S]
South By Southwest Music Festival, Austin TX [S]




Ashkal Alwan Home Workspace program, 2012, Beirut
M.F.A 2010, Studio Art, New York University
B.F.A. 2003, Studio Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor