Marian Abboud 

Marian Abboud, supplied

Marian Abboud, supplied

Marian Abboud is a multi-disciplinary Western Sydney based artist. She works across various technologies to create projected images that feed into performance, installation and site-specific works. Marian creates complex narratives from engaging with the community or artists to build multi-layered works.

Marian graduated from the University of Western Sydney with a Bachelor of Visual Communication in 2002. She has exhibited extensively locally and nationally and has collaborated on many dance and performance based projects. She is currently working on various projects across a broad range of disciplines including photography, film, performance, dance and public art. Marian is currently working as an artist educator at the Art Gallery of NSW.

Marian has a research driven based practice that explores sites in Western Sydney. Her investigation is one of challenging perceptions of land in which we inhabit, complex historical/cultural narratives and social changes continue to form the basis of her research.

Marian Abboud, ‘Family Slide Night’, 2018, still, video Performance, Arab Theatre Studios, Granville Townhall and Fairfield Art Gallery and Museum, courtesy the artist

Marian Abboud, ‘Family Slide Night’, 2018, still, video Performance, Arab Theatre Studios, Granville Townhall and Fairfield Art Gallery and Museum, courtesy the artist

Marian Abboud, ‘The Secret Handshake’, 2016-18, video still, durational performance 1st stage, First Draft, courtesy the artist

Marian Abboud, ‘The Secret Handshake’, 2016-18, video still, durational performance 1st stage, First Draft, courtesy the artist