Website: Ricardo Mbarkho
Ricardo Mbarkho is an artist and lecturer. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1974. In his work, he often uses new media to tackle questions mainly related to human relations and belonging issues within the socio-political sphere.
Ricardo Mbarkho received his Art Diplomas from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts and Ecole Supérieure d’Etudes Cinématographiques, Paris, France and from Institut Supérieur des Beaux-Arts, Beirut. He also completed an exchange study program at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. He teaches art, video, and new media at the Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts, Beirut. Currently, he lives and works in Lebanon and France.