Bassem Saad is an artist/writer trained in architecture. His practice deals with future visualization and simulation, and objects or operations that distribute violence, pleasure, care, and waste. He attempts to locate space and time for toying with and maneuvering within complex governance systems, through video, text, spatial installation, and virtual environments.
Bassem’s work has been screened and exhibited in different cities and featured in the Dutch Pavilion at the Venice Architecture Biennial. He has spoken at Harvard University VES, Alserkal Avenue, and through various online channels. His writing appears in FailedArchitecture, Jadaliyya, Unbag, and ArteEast. He was a web resident at Akademie Schloss Solitude and a resident fellow at Ashkal Alwan’s Home Workspace Program in Beirut.