Father and Son
Category: Visual Arts
The project builds on the story of two archeological excavations that took place in Saida (Lebanon) and led to the discovery of the sarcophagi of two Phoenician kings: Tabnit (excavated in 1887, now at the Istanbul Museum) and Eshmounazar (excavated in 1855, now at the Louvre). The project involves 3D recording of sarcophagi, a film, photographic components and an exhibition.
Twenty Eight Nights and a Poem - Feature Documentary
Category: Arab Documentary Film Program
Twenty Eight Nights and a Poem is a documentary about an old photo studio named Studio Shehrazade, founded in Saida, South Lebanon, in 1953. The film recounts the story of a photographer, Hashem el Madani (1928), a city (Saida), and the photography industry. Touching on the socio-politics of image making and consumption, it examines the role photography played in the lives of the city’s inhabitants.
07 Oct, 2015
Akram Zaatari representing Lebanon at Venice Biennale 2013
23 Nov, 2012