Jalal Toufic

An Outstanding - and Still Crazy - Task: Transforming Ourselves into Gods

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Jalal Toufic

Jalal Toufic is a thinker and a mortal to death. He was born in 1962 in Beirut or Baghdad and died before dying in 1989 in Evanston, Illinois. His books, many of which were published by Forthcoming Books, are available for download at Jalal Toufic He was a participant in the Sharjah Biennials 6, 10 and 11, the 9th Shanghai Biennale, and Documenta 13. In 2011, he was a guest of the Artists-in-Berlin Program of the DAAD; and in 2013–2014, he and Anton Vidokle led Ashkal Alwan’s third edition of the Home Workspace Program, based in Beirut.