Studio Fouad, Beyrouth, et Van-Leo, Le Caire
Shortly after its creation in 1997, the Arab Image Foundation started collecting photographs from anonymous, amateur and professional photographers. The rst two major collections gathered from studio photographers were those of Van- Leo in Cairo and Adib Ghorab in Beirut, both presented in this exhibition through a selection of hand-colored studio portraits.
Curators: Zeina Arida and François Hébel.
Exhibition produced by the Arab image Foundation, beirut, and the Rencontres d’Arles, in collaboration with the Rare books and Special Collections Library, American university in Cairo (AuC) for the van-Leo selection.
Exhibition venue: Espace van Gogh.