Walid Ra'ad grew up in Lebanon and has been living and working in the United States. His works include textual analysis, video and photography projects and concentrate on the Lebanese civil wars, the Arab-Israeli conflicts and documentary theory and proactive. His video works include Up to the South (Salloum/Raad) and the recently completed collection of video shorts titled The Dead Weight of a Quarrel Hangs. His photography projects also include The Beirut Archive ( an ongoing documentary photography project of post-civil war Beirut.) Walid is also a member of The Arab Image Foundation, a foundation started in 1996 to promote historical research into the visual culture of the Arab world and to promote experimental video production in the region.
2000, 18:00 minutes, colour, Arabic, English
The Dead Weight of a Quarrel Hangs
1999, 18:00 minutes, colour, Arabic, English
Up To The South (Talaeen a Junuub)
1993, 60:00 minutes, colour, Arabic, French, English
by . Third Text, Nov Fall 2011, v. 25, no. 6.
by . Sorting Daemons: Art, Surveillance Regimes and Social Control, 2010. Kingston: Agnes Etherington Art Centre, 2010.
by . Millennium Film Journal, 2009, no. 51.
by . Artforum, Oct. 2006, v. 45, no. 2.
by . After 9.11, 2004.
by . Art in America, Oct. 2004, v. 92, no. 9.
by . Camera Obscura, 2003, v. 18, no. 3.
by . NOW, Sept. 23, v. 24, no. 4.