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Dec. 01, 2012
Love Will Save Us - TED Talk at TEDxAmsterdamWomen
Giving a TEDx talk at TEDxAmsterdamWomen. So so very excited and honored! Talk is called "Love Will Save Us." Dec 1 at the Okura Hotel in Amsterdam.
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Nov. 10, 2012
It's Not The End of the World
The Fondazione Merz presents the video installation Beirut, I Love You - A Work In Progress by artist Zena el Khalil, in collaboration with director, Gigi Roccati, as part of Turin's contemporary art fair- Artissima 19.The installation is rooted in el Khalil's poetry reflecting Artissima's theme this year, "It's Not The End Of The World", through a visual diary of home footage, documentary images and scenes shot between Beirut and New York City.
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Oct. 18, 2012
DC ebook launch
Please join me at Busboys & Poets in DC on Oct 18 from 6-8pm at the Peace Cafe on 5th & K at the Cullen Room. More info on their website!
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Oct. 16, 2012
NYC ebook launch
Please join me at powerHouse Arena in Brooklyn on Oct 16 from 7-9pm for my ebook launch party. Slide show presentation, tap dancing TED Fellow Andrew Nemr, video screening and Lebanese wine :) More info + directions on their website!
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Jul. 06, 2012
Nowhere Near A Damn Rainbow: Poeticians Anthology
My latest publication under xanadu*- a collection of 31 poets who have performed with "The Poeticians" - a poetry collective who meet and share their work in Beirut and Dubai, edited by Hind Shoufani."Here in the Middle East, we are alive. And we might not always be the people you think us to be. We are nowhere near a damn rainbow, but we know we will eventually get there. Consider this book a manifesto. A triumph of the human spirit. Go on now, I dare you to turn the page." - Official Ziggy quote     
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Jun. 16, 2012
"Arab Express" : Ziggy in Japan
Check out three of my pieces at the Mori Art Museum in Japan: Xanadu, Your Neon Lights will Shine (2010), Skip the Light Fandango (2010), and Peace will Guide the Planets and Love will Steer the Stars (2010)
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Mar. 27, 2012
"Le Corps Découvert" at L'Insitut du Monde Arabe
From March 27 - July 15, 2012 Biftek and Big Balls will be on display at L'Institute du Monde Arabe in Paris, France. 
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Mar. 11, 2011
"Strike Oppose" at The Barjeel Art Foundation
Please join the Barjeel Art Foundation in inaugurating its third exhibition STRIKE OPPOSE  Founder Sultan Sooud al-Qassemi and curator Mandy Merzaban will host the reception, which will feature artwork of renowned artists Sharif Waked, Kader Attia, Zena El-Khalil, Youssef Nabil, Ahmad Alsoudani and more.
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Jan. 14, 2011
Beirut Love Attack
Beirut, I Love You book tour + Zeid and the Wings Concert + videos by Gigi RoccatiMilan | Turin | Rome : Jan 14 - 23, 2011* FRIDAY 14 : MILANO | "CONCHETTA" - CSOA COX 18* SATURDAY 15 : TORINO |CSOA ASKATASUNA * FRIDAY 21 : ROMA | SPA STRIKE* SUNDAY 23 : CIRCOLO DEGLI ARTISTI, ROMA
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Dec. 16, 2010
All About Beirut
Espace Kettaneh Kunigk & Galerie Tanit present "All About Beirut" Dec 16, 2010 - Jan 16, 2011; Kunsthalle white BOX Grafinger Strasse 6, Building 44, 81671 Munich, Germany
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