Ali Cherri

Biofilmography Ali Cherri

Ali Cherri is a filmmaker and visual artist based in Paris.
His works have been exhibited and screened at international festivals such as New Directors/New Films, MoMA New York, at Cinéma du Réel, Centre Pompidou, CPH:DOX (NewVision prize), Dubai International Film Festival (Best Director prize), VideoBrasil (Southern Panorama prize), Berlinale, Toronto, and San Francisco.
He has recently exhibited Somniculus at the Jeu de Paume, Paris and at the CAPC Contemporary Art Museum of Bordeaux (2017), Dénaturé at the Imane Farès Gallery (2017), From Fragments to Whole at the Jönköpings läns Museum, Sweden (2017), and Taxonomy of Fallacies, Sursock Museum, in Beirut (2016).
His works have been presented in various international expositions, including But a Storm Is Blowing from Paradise at the Modern Art Gallery of Milan (2018), Anarchéologie at the Centre Pompidou, Paris (2017), La Biennale de Lyon (2017), the MACVAL, France (2017), Guggenheim New York (2016), MAXXI, Rome (Nov. 2017), Aichi Triennial, Japan (2016), Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Italy (2016), Le Centquatre, Paris (2016), Sharjah Art Space (2016), MACBA, Spain (2015), Warsaw Museum of Modern Art, Poland (2015), Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern i Contemporani of Palma, Spain (2015), Gwangju Museum of Art, South Korea (2014).
Ali Cherri is a recipient of Harvard University’s Robert E. Fulton Fellowship (2016), the Rockefeller Foundation Prize (2017) and the Abraaj Group Art Prize (2018).

filmography

SOMNICULUS (2017)
14min, Liban/France
Jeu de Paume (Paris, 2017) – solo exhibition/CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art of Bordeaux (2017)

LE CREUSEUR / THE DIGGER (2015)
24min, Lebanon/United Arab Emirates/France
CPH:DOX (2015) – NEW VISION Prize / Rotterdam International Film Festival (2016) / Imagine Science Festival (2016) / Ann Arbor Festival (2016) / Cinéma du Réel (2016) / New Directors/New Films (2016)

L’INTRANQUILLE/ THE DISQUIET (2013)
20min, Lebanon/France
Dubai International Film Festival (2013) – Best Director Prize / Toronto International Film Festival (2013) / Videobrasil, Southern Panorama (2013) – Honorable Mention

PIPE DEREAMS (2012)
6min, France
Toronto International Film Festival (2012) / FID Marseille (2012) / MoMA New York (2012) / Berlinale – Forum Expanded (2013) / Doha Tribeca Film Festival (2012) / San Francisco International Film Festival (2013) / Oberhausen International Short Film Festival (2013)

DREAMS IN THREE CHAPTERS(2011)
7min, France

YOU (2008)
Video, 7min, Lebanon

SLIPPAGE(2007)
Video, 12min, Lebanon

UNTITLED (2006)
Video, 3min, Lebanon

UN CERCLE AUTOUR DU SOLEIL (2005)
Video, 15 min, Lebanon, Netherlands

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