About the Author
Born in 1983, Lara Tabet is a Lebanese medical doctor and visual artist. She graduated in Clinical Pathology at the American University of Beirut Medical Center and received a postgraduate certificate in photography from the International Center of Photography in New York. Her artistic practice is informed by her background in pathology and examines the relationship between the individual and public/private space in connection to gender, sexuality, and identity. She has been exhibited throughout the Arab world, USA and Europe. Tabet received grants from AFAC (Arab Fund for Art and Culture) and Al-Mawrid Al-Thaqafi; she was the recipient of the Sursock Museum prize and was awarded an Arte East fellowship.