Imad Issa

Imad Issa (b. 1953, Beirut) is a war-time Dadaism artist. He studied painting under Professor Hassan Jouni from 1970 until 1973 and sculpture under Professor Nazem Irani from 1974 to 1975. He went on to study at the Institute of Fine Arts at the Lebanese University from 1977 until 1978 and the Institute of Fine Arts, Barcelona from 1980 to 1981. He uses video installation and sculpture to address the violence of war. He has had several solo exhibitions in Beirut including at SV Gallery (2013), the Goethe Institut (1984, 1986, 1992, 1996, 2006) and Zico House (1999, 2001). He has also participated in group shows at Beirut Art Center (2009), the Arts Center at the American University of Beirut (2001) and the Russian Cultural Center (1998).