Joe Namy, Space, breath, time (detail) 2015.

Joe Namy is a Beirut based artist/composer. His projects often address aspects of identity, memory, power and currents encoded in music/organized sound. He was a participant in the Ashkal Alwan Home Workspace independent study program and received a MFA from New York University, as well as having studied Jazz, Arabic, and Heavy Metal drumming.

His work has been exhibited, screened, amplified at the Brooklyn Museum, Beirut Art Center, Detroit Science Center, Queens Museum, and less prominent international dance floors. Some of his projects fall under the sound art platform titled Electric Kahraba, which operates as an experimental radio program on

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