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    Introduction
    Walid Raad (Ra'ad) (Arabic: وليد رعد) (born 1967 in Chbanieh, Lebanon) is a contemporary media artist. The Atlas Group is a fictional collective, the work of which is produced by Walid Raad. He lives and works in New York, where he is currently an associate professor at the School of Art at the Cooper Union School of Art. His works to date include film, photography, multimedia installations, and accompanying public performances. All, in one way or another, deal with the contemporary history of Lebanon with particular emphasis on the Lebanese Civil War of 1975–90. The work is also often concerned with the representation of traumatic events of collective historical dimensions; and the ways film, video, and photography function as documents of physical and psychological violence. He is also a member of the Arab Image Foundation.
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    Nationalities
    American, Lebanese
    Gender
    Male
    Roles
    Artist, Photographer, Video Artist
    Name
    Walid Ra'ad
    Ulan
    500114662
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    Works

    41 works online

    Exhibitions

    Publication

    • Walid Raad Exhibition catalogue, Hardcover, 192 pages
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