OMAR AT BAR
Omar Sfeir, Lebanese filmmaker, born in Neuilly- sur-Seine-France, and raised and based in Beirut, Lebanon.
Omar began experimenting with film and photography from an early age till the conception and finalization of his two short films: Salwa - Empreintes d'un album photo, and one feature documentary “Album”.
At BAR, Omar will develop a photography series and video attempt to recreate the emotional timeline of a relationship, from the first kiss, to the empty bed.
Dates of residency: September - October
Lives and works: Lebanon
Education: 2015–2016 Master in Cinema (Audiovisual) Institut d’Etudes Scéniques audiovisuelles et cinématographiques (IESAV), Saint-Joseph University
2016–2017 Master in Cinema (Audiovisual) Erasmus Exchange Greece - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 2012–2015
Bachelor’s degree in Cinema & TV (Audiovisual) Faculty of Fine Arts II.
Omar’s multitude of experience forms are a tapestry of artistic expertise in photography and cinema. Inspired by concepts of identity and dedicated to freedom of expression, Omar is most passionate about allowing people to let out their inner self and participate in art which is based on inclusion, self-expression and joy.
His art focuses on depicting human intimacy, the complexity of human relationships, gender and sexuality.