High maintenance 13—15 June 2019 Talks, Workshops, Music, Food,
Hours Beirut is an intimate three-day conference exploring how maintenance and the act of maintaining can be understood in the context of innovation and creativity.
At its core, Hours Beirut is about the fact that all things need additional energy to be sustained. Expect conversations about urban development, sustainability, death, feminism, internet, the relevance of culture and art and self-care.
Three of the speakers
Beirut is a great place to explore maintenance in
Being at the crossroads since forever, you can see, feel and almost spell the dance between old and new. Similarly Beirut is the city you can see a war torn Holiday Inn building next to a brand new Herzog & de Meuron designed tower.
The possibilities and problems Beirut is facing are not unique to this place, but a lot of them are very visible and more extreme than in most places.