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Ali El-Darsa, born in Beirut, Lebanon, lives and works between Berlin and Montréal. He holds a Master of Visual Studies (MVS Studio) from Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design at the University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Intermedia/Cyberarts from Concordia University, Montréal.

Recent solo exhibitions and performances include: Hellerau European Centre for the Arts Dresden (Germany), Dazibao Gallery (Montréal), "Entr’acte" at Hart House (Toronto); "Standing Still" at Darling Foundry (Montréal). Select group exhibitions and screenings include: Imago Mundi collection of the Luciano Benetton Foundation at Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa (Palermo), "Bitasarof" at the Lebanese National Library (Beirut), "Complex Social Change" at Doris McCarthy Gallery (Toronto), Kassel Documentary Film and Video Festival (Kassel); Brooklyn Film Festival (New York); "(In)formal disclosures" at Access Gallery (Vancouver); Festival International du Cinéma Méditerranéen (Montpellier); Rendezvous with Madness Film Festival (Toronto); Festival Les Ecrans Documentaires (Paris) and the Theatre Centre (Toronto).