For the Love of Beirut: a fundraising initiative led by Ruwa and Gulf Photo Plus in partnership with Beirut Center of Photography, In My House, and Jadaliyya to celebrate a love and intimate appreciation for the city, and to support the communities affected by the blast.
This initiative brings together a selection of over 60 international visual artists, from Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, UAE, Kuwait, Tunisia, Yemen, Mauritania, Somaliland, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Syria, Saudi, Tanzania, Iran, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt, Kenya, Bahrain, India, USA, Philippines, Sudan, Turkey, France, Spain, Canada, and Russia, for a print sale.
100 percent of the proceeds (less printing/packaging costs) from this print sale will be donated to the Lebanese Red Cross. The online print sale begins Monday, 10 August at 8 PM Beirut time and 1 PM New York time, lasting for two weeks, ending on 26 August at midnight Beirut time.
Collected works range from contributions by independent Lebanese artists and the Beirut Center of Photography, to works by artists from the region (Levant, Gulf, North Africa) as well as contributions by members of NOOR, Magnum, and the international community beyond.
Printed on archival fine art paper, they will be open editions sized at 10x15” (25x38cms) at US$ 135 + shipping, and will be dispatched globally from Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai.
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Download the Catalogue of Images
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Download the Press Information Sheet
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[Click here to download the press information sheet in Arabic.]
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Selected Press Images
Photo by Augustine Paredes
Photo by Mohamed Al Kouh
Photo by Myriam Boulous
Photo by Natalie Naccache
Photo by Newsha Tavakolian
Photo by Omar Sfeir
Photo by Pierre Mohamed-Petit
Photo by Sima Ajlyakin
Photo by Stephanie Sinclair
Photo by Tanya Habjouqa