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On the 4th of August 2020, a double explosion in the port of Beirut devastated the city, killing 200, injuring thousands and destroying the homes of 300,000 residents. Taken in the aftermath of the catastrophe, these photographs are on sale for the benefit of Sursock Museum, Arab Image Foundation and Beirut Heritage Initiative.


Le 4 aout 2020, une double explosion au port de Beyrouth a dévasté la ville, tuant 200 personnes, blessant des milliers et détruisant les habitations de 300,000 résidents. Prises dans les jours qui ont suivi la catastrophe, ces photographies sont mises en vente au profit de la Fondation arabe pour l’image, le Musée Sursock et Beirut Heritage Initiative.

https://sursock.museum/content/help-us-rebuild-sursock-museum
http://arabimagefoundation.org/
https://www.helplebanon.com/donation/beirut-heritage-initiative

Ultrachrome prints on Hahnemühle Photo Rag 308gsm paper
Editions of 10+2AP
Picture size: 16 x 25 cm
Price: 400 USD each


related texts
- Arie Amaya Akkermans, "Istanbul/Beirut: “We were waiting for the apocalypse and the apocalypse finally came.”", Sententiae Antiquae, 24'10'2020

- Gregory Buchakjian, "After the blast – at the Sursock Palace and Museum in Beirut", Apollo Magazine, 03'09'2020



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