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Wednesday, July 13, 2011
rePLACE Beirut project, I took some close-up portraits of the political candidates posters of Rmeil and Geitawi; the Blues Collection.
At the same time, I wanted to frame the faces for the public to "see" them because they are becoming unseen decor from the street - until they fade out completely. So I Framed, with tape, a series of portraits, a bit more then a couple of months later, this is the result.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011
|Poster pasted on a billboard advertising for Tourism in Turkey says: "Beware of Turkey, the new Ottoman face"|
The Lebanese emotions for this neighboring country vary between two poles : Anger from the Ottoman period and from the state not recognizing the (obvious) Armenian genocide and ...Delight watching the Turkish Stars of the soap opera shows.
I'd say take a holiday; turn off the TV.
Saturday, July 2, 2011
"Internet in Public Gardens across Lebanon"
So, I decided it is time I pay Sioufi's public space a visit for the first time.
The internet is of the slow kind, but still, you can access you emails and check into Facebook while looking at Mount Lebanon (I did not dare load a youtube video).
On another note, I do not get why they ban picture taking in the gardens in Beirut. so I took a few photo, while the guards were laughing near by. They said nothing.