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Parallel Universes and Beirutopia

Randa Mirza

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Parallel Universes 

Parallel Universes exposes the coexistence of past and present layers of war and peace realities. Manipulating images from the 1975 and 2006 Lebanese wars, Mizra targets the sacred cow of the war photograph to reveal the contraptions of truth lying behind. Like a mirror, Parallel Universes incorporate the spectator's gaze... ​​Read More

Parallel Universes 

Parallel Universes exposes the coexistence of past and present layers of war and peace realities. Manipulating images from the 1975 and 2006 Lebanese wars, Mizra targets the sacred cow of the war photograph to reveal the contraptions of truth lying behind. Like a mirror, Parallel Universes incorporate the spectator's gaze in the fabric of the image itself.

 Beirutopia

Since the end of the Lebanese civil war in 1990, Beirut has been striving, to regain its glamour and splendor through the efforts of reconstruction, in the aim of reconstruction, in the aim of a city commonly referred to as the Paris or Switzerland of the Middle East. This photography project is a portrait of Beirut's urban future. It aims to raise questions about the devenir, or the becoming, of Beirut and it associated representations, characteristics and how they culminate to become the future essence of the city.  

Parallel Universes and Beirutopia by Randa Mirza is part of the POV Female Beirut series. 

POV stands for Point of View. POV Female aims to promote the work of five Young female photographers based in five different cities worldwide, giving exposure to previously unpublished, self-initiated projects. 

Published by Oodee
20.5 x 27 cm
Softcover
28 pages
First Edition, 100 copies
2015
English
Hand Numbered