Zeina Maasri, born 1973 in Lebanon, is Associate Professor of Graphic Design at the American University of Beirut and a practicing independent graphic designer. She is author of Off the Wall: Political Posters of the Lebanese Civil War (2009). She curated an exhibition of political posters, Signs of Conflict, in 2008 within the framework of Beirut’s Homeworks 4 (a forum of cultural practices). A section of this exhibition titled “Graphic Chronologies” was in the 11th International Istanbul Biennial in 2009. Maasri edited and art directed, with Anja Lutz, Greetings From Beirut (2003). She also co-edited and designed Mapping Sitting: On Portraiture and Photography (2002). She was art director and member of the editorial board of Zawaya, a periodical on emerging cultural production in the Arab World (2001-2007).
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