The artist was born in 1981 in Lebanon; he lives and works in Beirut.
Ahmad Ghossein has a very particular way of questioning reality. In his video “The Fourth Stage”, he depicts the enigmatic disappearance of a magician in Lebanon, who vanished simultaneously with the formation of monumental abstract sculptures in the public space.
The artist suggests that the demise of magic in our society and the proliferation of narratives based on ideological principles and visual mythologies are intimately linked.
Ahmad Ghossein shows a clear interest in power structures, and their effects on society.