Ania Dabrowska travels to Beirut for a month-long Artist’s Residency at Ashkal Alwan to work on the project’s book (Book Works), exhibition works and the online archive of Diab’s collection with the Arab Image Foundation.
Archive: Record, Catalyst and Fiction: Martin Barnes, V&A, Ania Dabrowska, Artist, Melinda Gibson, Artist, Chaired by Sue Steward
Speakers: Sue Andrews, The Cass, Renee Mussai, Curator and Head of the Archive at Autograph ABP, Mike Seaborne, Photographer and former Curator of Photographs at The Museum of London, Ania Dabrowska, Artist, Lebanese Archive project, Graham Diprose, Academic and Researcher, the East End Archive, Stefan Dickers, Library and Archives Manager at The Bishopsgate Institute, Brigitte Orasinski, Director of Strange Cargo
More than any other publisher, Book Works’ whole raison d’être is to explore the innovative possibilities of the book… they have had increasing reverberations in the art world. Blueprint
14 – 24 October 2013
Ania Dabrowska and Diab Alkarssifi traveled to Lebanon for the first project production trip: to visit Diab’s home city of Baalbek, to locate the remaining part of Diab’s archival collection, to meet some of the families whose albums constitute the collection, to visit locations prominent in the archive in Beirut, Baalbek, to locate more archival practices in Beirut.