Project info

Rising from its own ashes and constantly reinventing its image, Beirut is a city of resilience. A scarred territory dotted with buildings bearing the stigmata of past conflict, bare mementoes of what used to be disputed turf. Everyday gestures.

The series Phoenix serves as a poignantly ironic reminder of how quickly history can turn, capsizing roles and blurring the boundaries between occupier and occupied, ally, coloniser and refugee.