Rehana Zaman is a London based artist producing performance, video and text based works which examine the possibilities for agency within social structures through both the invention of fictions and the exploration of individual accounts of isolated moments in history.
This year Zaman was a resident at Batroun Projects, in Lebanon. Batroun Projects is a unique arts hub and project space, located on the coast, between Tripoli and Beruit, which provides a platform for dialogue, exchange and collaboration through public events, exhibitions, screenings and artist opportunities.
During Zaman's residency she used the Lebanese context to extend her interest in how narrative abstraction and composition might relate to particular socio-political experiences. Zaman performed an expanded ‘open form’ artist talk, which allowed her the opportunity to present existing work to an audience of approximately 80 people associated with culture in Beirut whilst also enabling her to experiment with new ideas around performance.