Broadcast 15 Sept, 2014 across the Middle East
Interview with Ania Dabrowska and Diab Alkarssifi, 2 min 18 sec, Language: Arabic (watch online…)
Published 14 Sept 2014, Print & Online
It was four years ago, when a Lebanese man with little English arrived at a hostel for the homeless in Camden Town, (more…)
Published, 10 Sept 2014, Online
D’un côté, une artiste qui a du flair. De l’autre, un photoreporter libanais « devenu SDF » à Londres…
Published 12 Sept 2014, Print and 13 Sept 2014, Online
Sometimes passionate photographers are forced to become unofficial archivists…
Published 12 Sept 2014, Online
Artist Ania Dabrowska gives BJP an exclusive glimpse inside her multiplatform project, Lebanese Archive…
Published 09 Sep 2014, Online
Diab Alkarssifi’s lost archive of Lebanese and Arab photographs is brought to light in a new book by Ania Dabrowska…
Published 7 Sept 2014, Online
Published 7 Sept 2014, Print and The Guardian Online, 6 Sept 2014
When artist Ania Dabrowska started working with Diab Alkarssifi, a homeless Lebanese man in London, she made a startling discovery. Sean O’Hagan hears the story behind them. (full article …)
28 Aug – 27 Sept 2014
Book Works launches a KICKSTARTER campaign for A Lebanese Archive book by Ania Dabrowska to be published by Book Works and the Arab Image Foundation in Beirut, in Spring 2015. Pledge and receive one of our exciting rewards to help us reach our target in just 30 days! (more…)
12 May 2014
Where does an archive end and ‘real’ life begin? How to dream a dream of (migrant) home without waking up from a nightmare?
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.
Four Corners Gallery, London, Private View. A big thank you to everyone who came.
We made it into the top 10 photography shows in London listing in TimeOut. (more…)
We’re really happy to have been featured on Things to do Today on the Timeout website.
Ania Dabrowska, Diab Alkarssifi, and KennardPhillipps in a talk about collaboration, chaired by Sue Steward. (more…)
9-27 September 2013
Launching the Lebanese Archive project, an exhibition of photography, video, installation by Ania Dabrowska inspired by an unknown collection of archival photographs from the Middle East, belonging to a former Lebanese photojournalist, Diab Alkarssifi.
18.09.13, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
The first of two panel talks with international experts from Fine Art, Publishing, Archiving, Academic, Literary and Media fields.
25.09.13, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
The second of two panel talks with international experts from Fine Art, Publishing, Archiving, Academic, Literary and Media fields:
The ‘Conversations about Archive’ exhibition has recently been featured on the Polish Cultural Institute’s website. (more…)
21-23 June 13
We had a wonderful weekend promoting and raising awareness of the archive and launching Ania Dabrowska’s new SPACE studio in Britannia Works.
8 June 2013
Lebanese Archive featured in PICS, Photographic Images Changing Society festival by PhotoVoice / Fotosythesis at Rich Mix, London.