Bassam Lahoud

Practice Lecturer

M.A. Fashion Photography, Click Up School of Fashion Photography, Italy
B.E. Civil Engineering option Architecture, Université Saint-Joseph, Lebanon 

Bassam Lahoud is a member of the Order of Engineers and Architects of Beirut, the Press Photographer Syndicate and the “Union Catholique Internationale de Presse” of Lebanon. He is the chairman of “ESCWA arts council” at the United Nations, founding member of the magazine “Prestige”, and founder and president of “the Lebanese House of Photography”.  He was a member and president of many national and international juries of photography and architecture between 1982 and 2012. He holds the Spanish “Order of the Civil Merit, Grade Commander” from King Juan Carlos of Spain and the Spanish government, and the medal of achievement from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria. Lahoud represented Lebanon in many international artistic and cultural events (Italy, Spain, France, Russia, Ukraine, Japan, Great Britain, Madagascar, China, Canada and USA). He was one of two non-European lecturers to participate at the European forum “Regards and Visions” held in France. He has had more than 50 photography exhibitions in Lebanon, Tunisia, USA, France, Czech Republic, Syria, Jordan, Germany, Italy, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Qatar and UAE. In 2017, he was appointed as Visiting Lecturer from ICCR, India at SRFTI Kolkata and Visiting Lecturer from URASMUS, Europe at VCD Vilnius, Lithuania.