Over the course of a century, Beirut changed from a garden city surrounded by woods, orchards, groves and bushes, to a sea of concrete where lone trees appear like mythical beings rising from the dark depths.

In this series, the city recedes to deal with the disastrous blast and crisis that it has witnessed, its gentle giants stepping out of the shade to share their stories of struggle and survival, not so different from those of the people that they shade or fall for.

as seen in the Collectif 1200 group show "in light or shadow of what once was and still is" at Case Arabe, Madrid

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