Dar al Mussawir: What’s in an Image?

Cameras on shelves

Transmit a memory. Transform a moment. Capture some part of reality. These elements are the essence of photography, but how is an image projected and received by an audience? And what can we understand from these snapshots? Beirut-based Dar al Mussawir is one of the foremost photography spaces in Lebanon and the Middle East whose […]

Appreciating the Art of Caricature Drawing with Hamed Kabbara

Illustrations by: Hamed Kabbara An architect by training, Hamed Kabbara discovers another joy as a caricaturist. His maternal uncle Ahmad El Dahab was a calligraphist and his paternal uncle Burhan Kabbara is also a calligraphist, known for his passion for Kufic calligraphy. Whether art is inborn or acquired, Hamed Kabbara found himself drawing sketches at […]