Raed Yassin (b. 1979, Beirut, Lebanon) lives and works in Beirut. In 2015 he was awarded a research fellowship at the Akademie der Künste der Welt in Cologne. He graduated from the Theatre Department of the Institute of Fine Arts in Beirut in 2003. Raed Yassin has exhibited and performed his work in numerous museums, festivals and venues, including Kalfayan Galleries (solo shows: 2017, 2014, 2011, Athens), Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (New York); Isabelle van den Eynde gallery (solo show, Dubai) (2016); Leighton House Museum-Shubbak Festival (solo show, London), Akademie der Künste der Welt (solo show, Cologne), Kunsthalle Wien (all 2015); Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam); Castrum Peregrini (Amsterdam); Kunsthalle Wien; ICA, London; Gwangju Museum of Art; Castello Di Rivoli, Turin (all 2014); The Running Horse, Beirut; Boghossian Foundation – Villa Empain, Brussels; 4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art; Singapore Art Museum; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo; Beirut Art Center (all 2013); New Museum, New York (2012); Kalfayan Galleries, Athens (2014 & 2011); Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki; Sharjah Biennial 10; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2011); Delfina Foundation, London (residency 2014 & 2010-2011); Manifesta 8, Murcia (2010). Awards and Grants: Sharjah Art Foundation Project Fund (2014), Abraaj Group Art Prize (2012), Fidus Prize (2009), AFAC grant for production (2010), YATF grant for production (2008 & 2012) and the Cultural Resource grant for production (2008). Yassin is one of the organizers of IRTIJAL Festival, and has released several music albums and founded the production company Annihaya in 2009. He is also a founding member of "Atfal Ahdath", a Beirut based art collective. An artist and musician, Yassin's work often originates from an examination of his personal narratives and their position within a collective history, through the lens of consumer culture and mass production. Raed Yassin is represented by Kalfayan Galleries, Athens - Thessaloniki.