Dia Batal was born in Beirut in 1978.
Batal completed her art and design studies in Beirut before moving to London, where she is currently based, to complete an MA in Design at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Batal’s multidisciplinary work is context-specific and enables audiences to engage with it. She is interested in the way the design object functions as a device that has an impact on people’s lives within the public and private space, in relation to its social, cultural, and political concerns.
Batal’s work has been shown in collective and solo exhibitions in Beirut, Manama, Amman, Paris, Liverpool, and London. She has also worked on a number of community outreach projects for institutions in London such as the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Iniva, and The Mosaic Rooms, among others.
The following conditions of sale describe the relationship between the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA and the buyers, prospective buyers, and bidders for the Keyword: Palestine II Art Exhibition and Auction which will begin on March 2nd, 2020, and end on December 31st, 2020. By using this website to buy, bid, or inquire about any artwork, you agree to be bound by these conditions.
When you place a bid on any artwork, you are accepting personal liability for the purchase price, any applicable taxes, any and all shipping and packing costs, and all other applicable charges. Any artwork bought by residents of the District of Columbia will be subjected to a 6% sales tax on the market value of the artwork. All U.S. resident buyers can claim tax deductions on amounts that exceed the market value of the artwork. Market value of artwork is their starting value.
Bid winners can pick up the artwork they bought from the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA or have the Institute arrange for shipment, however, reiterating, that the buyer is responsible for all packing and shipment costs.
There will be ten (10) bidding cycles. Each cycle will close on the last day of the month at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (USA) at which time the highest bidder for the art will be notified of their winning bid.
Please note that all bids are final once submitted and may not be cancelled or modified by you, except with our express written consent under circumstances that we consider appropriate at our sole discretion. Please also note that all sales are final.