Beirut Zero Eight

Cultural diversity and political contradictions

Lebanon 2008

Granted by VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

Mohammed and Sariah Mohammed and Sariah Hamra, West Beirut Hamra, West Beirut Charbel and Abed arriving at the Qudrangle in Hazmieh, East Beirut Charbel and Abed arriving at the Qudrangle in Hazmieh, East Beirut Charbel and his Scrambled Eggs wearing dessous on stage Charbel and his Scrambled Eggs wearing dessous on stage View from the rooftop of Palm Beach Hotel View from the rooftop of Palm Beach Hotel On the fringes of the inauguration ceremony of the Al Amin Mosque On the fringes of the inauguration ceremony of the Al Amin Mosque Dina at the Boell Foundation office in Gemmayzeh Dina at the Boell Foundation office in Gemmayzeh Roger Haddad, Mayor of Beirut's Gemmayzeh district in his open-shop-streetoffice visible and accessible by the public at any time he is on duty Roger Haddad, Mayor of Beirut's Gemmayzeh district in his open-shop-streetoffice visible and accessible by the public at any time he is on duty Corniche, Ras Beirut Corniche, Ras Beirut Shant Shant Nada leaving the aftershow-party in Gemmayzeh Nada leaving the aftershow-party in Gemmayzeh An attachee of the Saudi Embassy searching for his limousine An attachee of the Saudi Embassy searching for his limousine Rafic Hariri's tomb, Place des Martyrs Rafic Hariri's tomb, Place des Martyrs Participants leaving the prayer pass by the Kataeb maronite party's headquater. Pierre A. Gemayel, son of the party's founder, was assassinated in 2006 Participants leaving the prayer pass by the Kataeb maronite party's headquater. Pierre A. Gemayel, son of the party's founder, was assassinated in 2006 Sako having a break at the Quadrangle Sako having a break at the Quadrangle The mainly Christian quarter of Achrafiye has become en vogue for its architectural richness; its urban development is a matter of controversial debate The mainly Christian quarter of Achrafiye has become en vogue for its architectural richness; its urban development is a matter of controversial debate Hamra, West Beirut Hamra, West Beirut Raghda getting lost in Achrafiye Raghda getting lost in Achrafiye Sariah, Mohammed, Ali and Raghda after the show at the Quadrangle Sariah, Mohammed, Ali and Raghda after the show at the Quadrangle Raghda conducting the warm-up for the comedians on stage Raghda conducting the warm-up for the comedians on stage Raghda and Nasser after the premiere of Nidal al-ashlar's ›It was a long night in front of the embassy's gate‹ Raghda and Nasser after the premiere of Nidal al-ashlar's ›It was a long night in front of the embassy's gate‹

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