Artist and founder of Takeover, Ieva Saudargaitė Douaihi will be taking over the space from December 5th until the 11th with her works in progress.

Ieva Saudargaitė Douaihi (b.1988, Lithuania) is a Lithuanian-Lebanese visual artist based in Beirut, who grew up between Lithuania, the United Arab Emirates and Lebanon. Ieva studied architecture at the Lebanese American University in Byblos and École Spéciale d’Architecture in Paris. In 2021, she co-founded Digital Fountain, an online platform for photography from Lebanon. In December 2022, she established Takeover, a 21m2 artist-run project space in Beirut. She is also a member of the Lebanese photography collective Collectif ١٢٠٠

Informed by her background in architecture, her artistic practice spans across different media and is often site-specific. Her works explore various subjects including the built environment, our relationship with nature, climate change and sociopolitical issues.

An open studio will be held on December 7th from 1 to 7 pm, with no registration required.

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