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Jameel Library, Readings Series, Michael Rakowitz

JAMEEL LIBRARY – READINGS SERIES

Jameel Library has launched a “Readings Series” which invites visitors, friends and collaborators of the Jameel Library to read and respond to texts from their collection. In this featured video Michael Rakowitz,…

Spread from Abandoned Dwellings: A History of Beirut by Gregory Buchakjian

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By Corinne Martin Gregory Buchakjian’s book Abandoned Dwellings: A History of Beirut gives a new perspective towards the city and extends an appeal to reclaim it Beirut has had its fair share…

Image from The Chariot of Fara, Carla Henoud

A MOVING TRIBUTE TO BEIRUT

Through her book The Chariot of Farah, Carla Henoud creates a moving tribute to Beirut by weaving the story of three generations of orange juice sellers with images of beautiful moments from…

RE-IGNITING MEMORY

By Corinne Martin Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People explores the lived Palestinian experience. Nabil Anani is one of the most prominent Palestinian artists working today. Anani’s development is analogous with major…

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