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Khaled Sabsabi


Born 1965, Tripoli, Lebanon. Lives and works Sydney, Australia.

Khaled Sabsabi’s practice spans video, sculpture and painting, though is most recognised for his multi-screen immersive and site-specific installations. Sabsabi’s work transgresses borders and encourages cross-cultural dialogue, focussing critical attention on experiences related to conflict, ideologies and spirituality. Throughout his career, Sabsabi has worked with a range of communities in Western Sydney and beyond to explore the social and political issues that people face living on the margins of society. 

Sabsabi is a recipient of the Blake Art Prize (2011); Helen Lempriere Travelling Art Scholarship (2010); and an Australia Council for the Arts Community Cultural Development Fellowship (2001). Sabsabi has also exhibited in more than forty-five solo and group exhibitions around the world including the Marrakech Biennial 5, Marrakech, Morocco, 2014; Sharjah Biennial 11, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, 2013; 18th Biennale of Sydney, 2012; SoundLAB 3rd Digital Art Festival, Rosario, Argentina, 2007; and The Beirut Arts Festival, Lebanon 2004.