Project Patrons:

Arts Council England

Arts Council England champions, develops and invests in artistic and cultural experiences that enrich people’s lives.


An arts organisation that has been commissioning new work in collaboration with contemporary artists since 1984, publishing and producing books, multiples, prints, special editions, videos, and internet/new media projects, exhibitions, installations, time-based and performance works as well as organising symposiums, discussions and events. Book Works is a non-profit making company, and is registered as a charity.

Ashkal Alwan

Association for Plastic Arts, Ashkal Alwan is a non-profit organization based in Beirut, Lebanon. Over the past 19 years, the association has been committed to the production, facilitation and circulation of creative and intellectual endeavors across a range of disciplines and media. Programs include the Home Works Forum on Cultural Practices, curated projects in Lebanon and abroad, the publication of literary works and artists’ books, artists-in-residency programs and the video production and screening program Video Works. Through these initiatives and others, the association has established itself as a reference within the cultural landscape of the region and beyond.

Polish Cultural Institute, London

A diplomatic mission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Poland in London. The Institute is dedicated to nurturing and promoting cultural ties between the United Kingdom and Poland and to showcasing of contemporary Polish culture for Britain ‘s multicultural audience.

Four Corners Gallery

For over thirty years, Four Corners has fostered a culture of artistic excellence and critical enquiry. A unique environment where Turner Prize nominees and award-winning artists work alongside newcomers to creative production. London’s centre for film and photography, providing specialist training, exhibition and production facilities.

SPACE Studios

One of the largest arts organisations in England and at the vanguard in promoting the role of artists in society since our inception in 1968. SPACE provides platforms which enable creative people to experiment, develop and thrive, and for a broad public to engage with this creativity.


Part of One Housing Group, a leading developer and provider of homes and housing, care and support for the homeless across London and the South East

Arab Image Foundation, Beirut

Established in 1997, the Foundation holds a collection of more than 600,000 photographs. The Foundation has produced fifteen exhibitions and eight publications in partnership with international museums, galleries and cultural institutions. The collection has also provided an invaluable resource for artists’ projects, curatorial initiatives and academic research.

The World of Yachts

Leading Arabic bi-monthly publication, distributed throughout the Middle East. Established in 1993. The official Magazine for Dubai International Boat Show and Beirut Boat Show.

Jadaliyya Magazine

Beirut based online magazine providing analysis of current events, profiles and culture of the Middle East. 6+ million readers. It has 150,000 – 300,000 unique visitors a week and is read in 21 countries, mostly in the United States, United Kingdom, and Egypt. Jadaliyya Photography section will publish a regular series of Lebanese Archive Conversations from Sept 2013.