Title Review of photographic memory/ editor, Jalal Toufic.
Type of Material Book
Edition First Edition
Publication etc. (Imprint) Beirut : Arab Image Foundation (AIF) = Fondation Arabe pour l'Image (FAI), 2004.
Physical description 63 Pages: illustration; 24 cm.
ISBN 9789953002736
Subject - Topical term Documentary photography--Middle East .
War photography--Middle East .
Photography, Artistic .
Subject - Personal name Toufic, Jalal
Index Term Jalal Toufic
Walid Raad
Fouad Elkoury
Memory
Language Note English
Added author Toufic, Jalal
Added corporate author Fondation Arabe pour l’image
Call Number TR820.5 .R48 2004
Other call number V-Tou-1
BAR CODE SHELVING LOCATION STATUS
STOCKDCLS46717 Theory Arab Image Foundation Reference
SUMMARY


Cultural Writing. Middle Eastern Studies. Photography. Presented by the Arab Image Foundation, whose project is to locate, collect, preserve, interpret and present the photographic heritage and visual culture of the Middle East and North Africa from the early 19th Century to the present and edited by writer, film theorist, and video artist Jalal Toufic, this beautiful and haunting book showcases the photography of three Middle Eastern artists. One way of accepting the saying 'a picture is worth a thousand words' regarding some photograph is to take it to mean that that photograph initially arrested the viewer's interior monologue for the interval during which on average a thousand words pass through his or her mind. It is only such a picture that is worth subsequently writing a thousand words about. (from Toufic's preface).


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