A Call for Beirut
In the wake of the Beirut blast of August 4, Akram Zaatari, Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh, and Rachel Tabet discuss their city and the future of the Arab Image Foundation.
Aug 28, 2020
Damage to the Arab Image Foundation’s Beirut offices
We are still trying to maintain a balance between our duty to the collections, and acknowledging our shared and individual traumas.
All the recent events, the blast included, show that the neoliberal system we are living in is not working for the majority of the people.
Akram Zaatari is an artist and one of the three founders of the Arab Image Foundation. Yasmine Eid-Sabbagh is an artist, researcher, and chair of the Board of Directors of the Arab Image Foundation. Rachel Tabet is a preventive photographs conservator at the Arab Image Foundation.
To learn more about the origins of the Arab Image Foundation, read our 2013 interview with Akram Zaatari.
Support the People and Culture of Beirut
An incomplete list of initiatives to help rebuild Beirut and aid the people affected by the August 4 explosion
Aug 26, 2020
Akram Zaatari and the Arab Image Foundation
In this interview from 2013, the artist discusses his work and the beginnings of the Beirut-based photography archive.
Eva Respini, Ana Janevski
Aug 26, 2020