Book Launch: Khaled Sabsabi

Khaled Sabsabi, with '40', Campbelltown Arts Centre, 2021. Photo: Anna Kucera

Saturday 27 May 2023
11am: Doors open
11.15am: Official launch – Lisa Havilah, Chief Executive – Museum Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS)
11.30am: Book signing
12pm – 1pm: Panel discussion with Khaled Sabsabi, Stephanie Berlangieri, Matt Cox and Adam Porter. Moderated by Kon Gouriotis.
2pm – 3.30pm: Screening of selected video works by Khaled Sabsabi
Cost: Free with RSVP

Campbelltown Arts Centre (C-A-C) in partnership with Bandicoot Publishing, are proud to launch Khaled Sabsabi’s self-titled book. Following the success of Sabsabi’s survey exhibitions at C-A-C and the Art Gallery of New South Wales, this book captures the breadth and significance of Sabsabi’s artistic practice spanning more than two decades.  

Lisa Havilah, Chief Executive – Museum Applied Arts & Sciences, will officially launch the book, followed by a book signing and a panel discussion with Khaled Sabsabi, Stephanie Berlangieri, Matt Cox and Adam Porter, moderated by Kon Gouriotis. 

Living and working in Western Sydney, Sabsabi is a celebrated contemporary artist who contemplates difference, identity and reconciliation through his videos, films, paintings, documentaries, sculpture, music, public art, and work on an intimate scale. 

Sabsabi’s work has been exhibited at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, Marrakech Biennale, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Serpentine Galleries, Shanghai, Sharjah and Yinchuan Biennales, and the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art, Art Gallery of NSW, Biennale of Sydney, Blacktown Arts Centre, Campbelltown Arts Centre, Carriageworks, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, Kaldor Public Art Projects, Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia. 

‘Khaled Sabsabi’
Editors: Erin McFadyen, Kon Gouriotis, Melissa Peša
Foreword: Michael Brand
Writers: Aaron Seeto, Adam Porter, Blair French, Bose Krishnamachari, Chari Larsson, Eugenio Viola, Farid Farid, John Clark, John Mateer, Kon Gouriotis, Lisa Havilah, Matt Cox, Michelle Antoinette, Naomi Gall, Nur Shkembi, Pedro de Almeida, Stephanie Berlangieri 

Essays, Hardback, 300pp, $79.00 AUD