bayroumi (46,000 questions)

28th February 2017

Bayroumi (46,000 questions): photobook by paula roush. Photographic source: Bayroumi Collection/ Arab Image Foundation. Scroll format in acrylic tube. Digital Printing, handbound and manufactured Published by Plan BEY in an edition of 99 copies.


The Bayroumi Collection has been temporarily held in storage boxes at the Arab Image Foundation waiting to be catalogued and re-housed in safe archiving material, until it is ultimately digitised and made available online for access. It was brought in by AIF member Akram Zaatari, from the studio of Mohamad Bayroumi in Saida, Lebanon and it is still being researched. It is a collection of approximately 4600 negatives of the 35mm format, packed in cardboard boxes and plastic bags.

Part of the  Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar Artists’ books collection  on MENA [Middle East & North Africa] artists and region.