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Karen Chekerdjian

Karen Chekerdjian (b. 1970) is a designer based in Beirut. She holds an MA in Industrial Design from Domus Academy, Milan. During her time in Milan, she worked closely with Massimo Morozzi, founding member of Archizoom, and produced her first piece, Mobil, which was fabricated and distributed by Edra. She moved back to her native city of Beirut in 2001 and founded her eponymous design studio through which she constantly challenges the limits of design. Chekerdjian has shown her work globally, including at Institut du monde Arabe, Paris (2016), Galerie Dutko, Paris (2016), and Design Miami/, Basel and Miami (2015).

Works

Exhibitions

4 December, 2021 to 9 January, 2022

Lost In The Right Direction

Lost in the right direction is the second exhibition from AD Leb, a cultural space and digital platform dedicated to supporting cultural and artistic production in Lebanon and the surrounding region. Contemporary works by established and emerging artists, designers and artisans are displayed at an archaeological site in the mountains east of Beirut in a rare, public outdoor exhibition. Explore
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Press

Exibart December 27, 2021

In Libano, un sito archeologico ospita una mostra d’arte contemporanea

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The National News December 27, 2021

Lebanon art show at Beit Meri’s Roman ruins portrays tragedy in a delicate way

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L’Orient Le Jour December 27, 2021

Perdus dans la bonne direction à Deir el-Qalaa, entre vestiges et créations artistiques…

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