Art & Design in May 2013

Design events and publications this month

May 2013 promises more than just nice weather and sunshine.
There are many events worth visiting this month in the Middle East and other places in the world.

MS-Bk_MailingListimage - Double spread page from Michael Rock's book: Multiple Signatures . Michael Rock

On Books & Design Research

11 May 2013 (Last day) tomorrow in Beirut
4th BEIRUT ART BOOK FAIR – 2013, Art Books and Art from around the World

16 May 2013, in New York
Multiple Signatures, On Designers, Authors, Readers and Users By Michael Rock.
Official Book Launch and Panel Discussion
You can also read more about this promising book by one of contemporary design's most prominent designer, design writer an thinker, in our 'resources' section, where all the good reads live.

Equally a thought-provoking online resource you should visit and contribute to is the website Signs of Conflict that you can read about and link to through our recommended reading section. A project by one of the Middle East's most engaged and proficient design researcher and educator, and an old member of the Khatt Foundation Network, Zeina Maasri.


On Art & Exhibitions

14 - 26 May 2013, in Beirut
Home Works 6: Lectures, screenings, publications, performances and exhibitions
with its extensive program of talks, exhibits and performances. Among which we recommend the Open House at the Arab Image Foundation on 17th of May.


and more ... in the calendar section of to consult and keep updated about potential interesting events near you. All the best wishes for a wonderful spring 2013., editor