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Rose Issa, Michket Krifa (Ed.) - Kehrerverlag Heidelberg

Selected title
PDN Photo Annual 2012

Selected title German Photo Book Award 2013

Rose Issa, Michket Krifa (Ed.)

This publication shows the visual dynamics of Arab photography in all its fascinating beauty, revealing a rich new aesthetics. We see portraits and landscapes by 36 photographers creating works of great political and cultural relevance. Their visual imagery constitutes an exciting and instructive journey for the reader. Each of the contributing photographers was asked to supply a statement on his or her life and experience as an artist.
Rose Issa is a curator, writer and producer who has championed visual art and film from the Arab world and Iran for nearly 30 years. She has lived in Iran, Lebanon, France and, for the last 20 years, London, where from her private project space in Kensington she showcases upcoming and established artists, and produces exhibitions and publications with public and private institutions worldwide, including Tate Britain, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin, and the Hermitage Museum, St.Petersburg.

Participating artists:
Myriam Abdelaziz, Jananne Al Ani, Manal Al Dowayan, Reem Al Faisal, Tarek Al Ghoussein, Jowhara Al Saud, Anas Al Shaikh, Karima Al Shomely, Kader Attia, Lara Baladi, Taysir Batniji, Faten Gaddes, Jellel Gasteli, Khalil Joreige & Joana Hadjithomas, Majida Khattari, Youssef Nabil, Sabah Naim, Malik Nejmi, Nabil Boutros, Omar d., Hichem Driss, Lalla Essaydi, Gilbert Hage, Hassan Hajjaj, Rula Halawani, Nermine Hammam, Jehad Nga, Farah Nosh, Raeda Saadeh, Sueraya Shaheen

Editor: Michket Krifa, Rose Issa
Authors: Michket Krifa, Rose Issa

24 x 30 cm
240 pages
188 color ills.
ISBN 978-3-86828-189-7
14,90 Euro