Photobook made of a collection of images of photographic negatives – Bayroumi collection- held at Arab Image Foundation, in bags and boxes.
Published in conjunction with the exhibition Torn Curled Folded, Oct – Nov 2015 at Makan project space, Beyrut.
Size when open: 24 x 94cm
7 Pages with different sizes: 24×30.5/ 24x61cm/ 24x92cm
10 photographs of the Bayroumi Collection
Inkjet printing on Epson Matt Enhanced paper
Cover in card stock with sticker
Pages stitched with japanese stab binding and bound to a roll in an acrylic tube
Photography & book design : paula roush
Source: Arab Image Foundation/ Bayroumi Collection
Hand-writing: Charbel Saad
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 environment, until it is ultimately digitised and made available for online 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 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.