Rabih Mroué is a theatre director, actor, visual artist and playwright. Rooted in theatre, his work includes videos and installation art; the latter sometimes incorporates photography and texts. Mroué is a contributing editor of TDR/The Drama Review. He is also a co-founder of the Beirut Art Center (BAC). He was a fellow at The International Research Center: Interweaving Performance Cultures, Freie Universität, Berlin (2012–14). He is an associated theatre director at Münchner Kammerspiele. He has performed and exhibited internationally, including at MoMA, New York (2015); SALT Galata and SALT Beyoğlu, Istanbul (2014); CA2M Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid (2012–13); dOCUMENTA (13); ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, International Center of Photography, New York (2010); and Centre Pompidou, Paris (2007); among others.
Mroué’s works include Kill the audience (2018), So Little Time (2017), Sand in the Eyes (2017), Rima Kamel (2017), Ode to joy (2015), Riding on a cloud (2013), 33 rpm and a few seconds (2012), The pixelated revolution (2012), The inhabitants of images (2008), Who’s afraid of representation? (2005). He was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and currently lives in Berlin.