Activist writer and visual artist using painting, drawing, photography and video art for social change. He taught Cognitive Science and Art Theory in a Beirut University, and his Ph.D. Thesis was referenced in philosopher Jean Clam's Orexis. G.H. Rabbath engaged in several meta-artistic interventions in the art world since 2009 and the publication of 'Can One Man Save the (Art) World'. In 2010 he curated M. Obaidi’s latest show in Art Dubai along side publishing 'Mr Obaidi and the Fair Skies® Corporation' that addressed the neuroscience of racial bias in relation to conceptual art. In 2013 he launched The Better World Project, and on November 28, 2014, was part of the official festivities for the observance of the United Nations' International Year of Justice for the Palestinian People, at U.N. HQ in Beirut where he showed The Better World Project portraits of Palestinians as well as U.N. staff. As of October 2015 year, a special edition of edition of the Better World Project called Signing with Light can be seen in the recently published book The Gulf at OR books on behalf of the GulfLabor.org artist coalition fighting for the rights of migrant labor in the U.A.E. and Gulf countries. In 2016, he launched The Better World Project in Europe, and in 2018 did a five months performance intervention at the Amedeo Lia Museum. In 2019 he will be doing a yearlong portrait drawing performance in all Italy and draw 30000 portraits to raise funds for NGOs working with refugees.
Work / Education
“LIFE UNINTERRUPTED”, Amedeo Lia Museum, La Spezia (Italy) 01/03/2018 ongoing
“HERE 2017, mostra collettiva di arte contemporanea”. Cavallerizza Irreale,
Turin (Italy) 19/05/2017-28/05/2017
“Attention on Interests of 10 Subjects” (AOIO10) a collective exhibition curated by Vanja Vukovic. Basis ProjektRaum, Frankfurt (Germany) 18/10/2014 -
“Art, World, Disaster” a collective exhibition curated by Pedro Lasch.
American University of Beirut Art Gallery (Lebanon) 28/11/2013 - 19/01/2014
“The Participative, the Performative and the Rest”. Ashkal Alwan Academy,
Beirut (Lebanon) 15/06/2012
“The Arab Spring: A new Reality for Art and Culture in the World” : The
Performative, the Participative and the rest. Royal Art Academy, Copenhagen
“March Meeting 2011” : To Venice and Back... Again. Sharjah Biennial (UAE) 10. 14/03/2011
“Lebanon as a State of Mind”. Nikolaj Kunsthallen. Copenhagen (Denmark) 2/03/2011